The primary education officer said that on Thursday he had ordered an inquiry after a video surfaced on social media of students being forced to clean toilets at a primary school in the district.
The video shows children cleaning the toilet while a man scolds them. The man also threatens to lock the toilet if the students did not do as asked.
Primary School Students Made To Clean Toilet by Principle in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh.
The incident was reported from Pipra Kala Primary School of Sohav Block in Ballia. pic.twitter.com/oYaqqBhFJA
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Primary education officer Maniram Singh said the video went viral on Wednesday.
The video is being told of Pipra Kala Primary School in Sohavn area of Uttar Pradesh. The identity of the person has not been confirmed yet.
Singh said that he has sought a report from the Sohavn Block Education Officer.
Later in the clip, a minor student brings a bucket full of water to clean the toilet.