Odisha teacher canes students for hanging out

Talcher: A teacher of the Govt ITI College in Talcher allegedly chased students and caned them on college premises today for hanging out and chatting together. Students have lodged a complaint at the Talcher Police Station against the concerned teacher.

As per the complaint, while a group of students were discussing their demands for an offline exam, teacher of Mathematics department A. Roul suddenly arrived and questioned if they were involved in groupism. Suddenly Roul chased the students and thrashed some of them with a stick, informed sources.

Roul had earlier threatened students to fail them in exams if they do not abide by his directive, the complaint stated.

Students have been demanding offline exams instead of online.

Meanwhile, protesting the action of the teacher, the Talcher Yuva Chhatra Sangathan staged a dharna in front of the ITI College after locking the main gate. They also demanded stringent action against the Mathematics teacher.

As per latest reports, to prevent any untoward incident, police have been deployed on the college premises.

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