Sat. Sep. 2, 2017
A 12-year-old class VII student committed suicide after her teacher allegedly pulled her up when the girl’s menstrual blood accidentally stained her uniform and bench Tamil Nadu’s Palayamkottai.
The girl, a student at Senthil Nagar School, jumped off the terrace of her neighbour’s house at around 3 am today. The shocked parents were clueless until they found the letter.
In the letter, her friends had pointed out that her bench and uniform had menstrual blood on it. She then asked her teacher for permission to go to the washroom. Instead, the teacher yelled at her and asked her to leave the room and scolded her for not placing the pad properly.
The teacher allegedly took her to the principal who also chided her. Parents and other people protested in front of the school.
Later, the police intervened and dispersed the crowd.
– India Times (Published Date: August 30, 2017)