Asking for extra food turned out to be sordid affair for a Class-VII girl student who was brutally thrashed by her teacher at Government Senior Secondary School of Bayana village of Indri sub-division on Wednesday.
Errant teacher Raj Kumar not only thrashed Anu but also threw the food bowl on her face, the victim`s family alleged. Ironically, the incident happened within the days after the Haryana government announced to extend the facility of mid-day meals to the girl students of classes XI and XII.
The happening came to light on Thursday after the victim`s maternal uncle and relatives staged agitation outside the school demanding immediate action against the schoolteacher. Though the education department made a foiled attempt to cover up the issue, administration ordered a probe which would be carried out by a team headed by SDM Dinesh Kumar.
Inquiries revealed that this happened during recess time on Wednesday when all the students were having their meals. The girl narrated the incident to her uncle Parmod Kumar who began the protest next morning.
"She did not beg but rather asked for something that is meant only for students. We shall not give up until the teacher is sacked," said Parmod.
Meanwhile, principal Sushila said, "We are also probing the incident and we have assured an action against him, in case the allegations are found true." At the same time, SDM Dinesh Kumar reiterated exemplary action against the teacher after the inquiry.