WB committees hear Rouvan`s father, La Marts
Two panels appointed by West Bengal Assembly conducted hearing of La Martinere student Rouvanjit Rawla`s bereaved father Ajay Rawla, the school management and state Home Secretary in connection with the death of the 13-year-old.
Kolkata: Two panels appointed by West
Bengal Assembly today conducted hearing of La Martinere for
Boys student Rouvanjit Rawla`s bereaved father Ajay Rawla, the
school management and state Home Secretary Samar Ghosh in
connection with the death of the 13-year-old boy.
While one of the standing committees is on school
education and the other is on women and child welfare.
Rouvanjit, a student of class VIII, allegedly
committed suicide by hanging himself at his home few days
after he was caned by his principal on February 12 for
indiscipline, Ajay said in a complaint.
Yunus Ali Sarkar, chairman of the standing committee
on school education, said he along with chairman of the other
standing committee Kanika Ganguly would soon submit a report
to Speaker H A Halim along with a recommendation.
Earlier, the charges were investigated by the Kolkata
Police and the National Commission for Protection of Child
Ajay, who appeared before the standing committees
accompanied by his sister, said his statement was same as that
which he submitted before the NCPCR.
"I want to see recurrence of such incidents stopped
and there is good relation between the students and school
authority," he said.
The school management was represented by Supriyo Dhar
accompanied by two others while Home Secretary Ghosh
represented the government.