Teacher restraining student from copying by touching her shoulder from behind not molestation: Calcutta High Court

The matter concerned a challenge to disciplinary action taken against the teacher. A bench led by Justice Suvra Ghosh ordered the teacher's reinstatement and even imposed a cost of ₹10,000 on the school authorities.
Calcutta High Court
Calcutta High Court

The Calcutta High Court recently held that a teacher merely touching the shoulder of a student to restrain her from copying in exams would not amount to molestation warranting disciplinary action against him [Anil Kumar Mridha vs Union of India].

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