A six-year-old boy from a private school in Andhra Pradesh died after being allegedly hit by a teacher for not speaking in English.
The boy named Chandu was speaking in Telugu at the village school, 50km from Hyderabad.
Tamil Nesan reported that the teacher got upset and allegedly hit his head against the wall.
The boy's condition deteriorated that night. He was admitted to hospital where he died early Sunday.
Police rushed to the village when the angry parents and villagers demanded that the principal and the teacher be arrested.