Teen Commits Suicide After Being Caned By Principal

07/22/2010 11:35 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
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Five months ago, on a seemingly innocuous Friday afternoon, Ajay and Sheena's youngest son hanged himself in the terrace room of his Kolkata home. Rouvanjit Rawla was a month shy of turning 13. Rouwanjit committed suicide four days after he was caned by the principal of his school, La Martiniere, a prestigious private school in Kolkata, over disciplinary issues.

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