Indian Teacher Faces Probe for Ordering Students to Slap Muslim Classmate

An Indian is facing an for allegedly telling her to slap their classmate as a punishment for not doing his homework. The incident was captured on video and has sparked outrage on .

The video shows the teacher instructing the students to hit their seven-year-old classmate harder, as he stands in front of the class with his hands folded. The teacher also him herself several times. The students comply with the teacher's orders and slap the boy repeatedly, while some laugh and cheer.

The video was reportedly filmed by another and shared online by a local activist, who claimed that the teacher targeted the boy because of his religion. The activist also alleged that the teacher had previously made derogatory remarks about Muslims and had forced the boy to chant Hindu slogans.

The incident took place at a private school in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, on Wednesday. The school authorities have suspended the teacher pending an inquiry. The police have also registered a case against the teacher under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.

The boy's parents have demanded strict action against the teacher and the school. They have also claimed that their son has been traumatized by the incident and is afraid to go back to school.

The incident has also drawn condemnation from various political leaders, human rights groups, and experts. They have called for an end to corporal punishment and religious discrimination in schools. They have also urged the government to ensure the and dignity of all students regardless of their faith or background.

is a secular country with a diverse population of over 1.3 billion people belonging to different religions, ethnicities, languages, and cultures. However, there have been several incidents of violence and intolerance against minorities, especially Muslims, who make up about 14% of the population. Many activists and critics have blamed the rise of Hindu and extremism for fueling such incidents.


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