Bengaluru school expels LKG boy for sporting ponytail

A private school in the city has expelled a kindergarten student allegedly because he has a ponytail.

When Manjunath BC went to pick up his son, Vishnu BM, from St Vincent Pallotti School on Banaswadi Main Road in Babusaab Palya on June 6, principal Fr Paul D'Souza told him that rules did not allow boys to sport ponytails.

D'Souza told Manjunath the LKG boy's hair had to be cut if he was to continue in the school. Manjunath, who runs a provisions store in Babusaab Palya, explained that his son is three-and-a-half years old, and the family's custom was to cut a boy's hair only after he turned five and offer it to the family deity..............Read more


Source: The Times of India

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