Court-ordered floggings in Saudi Arabia -- sometimes extending to hundreds of lashes -- have long drawn condemnation from human rights groups.
The school principal K Sagar termed it a "friendly" punishment.
Students of class 6 and 7 of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya, Tani Happa (New Sagalee) in Papum Pare district were subjected to the humiliating treatment on November 23.
According to the primary reports, the four-year-old was forcefully confined in a dark empty classroom for more than four hours
The video uploaded by another teacher shows the students cowering and screaming in pain as they are hit with a cane.
A beneficiary receives Covid-19 vaccine dose at a government vaccination centre, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore
Government health workers collect swab samples of the passengers arriving from Mumbai-via-Chhattisgarh for COVID-19 test, at Hatia railway station, in Ranchi.PTI Photo
Oppostion parties' MPs stage a protest in front of Gate no. 1 of Parliament House after rain, over suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu conducts proceedings in the House during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.RSTV/PTI Photo
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla conducts proceedings in the House as an opposition member holds a placard in protest, during the Winter Session of Parliament in New Delhi.LSTV/PTI Photo
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