According to section 53 of Penal Code there following five types of punishment -
53. The punishments to which offenders are liable under the provisions of this Code are,-
Secondly,- [ Imprisonment for life];
Thirdly,-Imprisonment, which is of two descriptions, namely:-
(1) Rigorous, that is, with hard labour;
Fourthly,- Forfeiture of property;
We know that penal Code is a Substantive Law Where the Code of Criminal is a procedural Law.The punishments or sentences given under Substantive Law is Executed according to the procedural Law. from the above mentioned classification we came to know that there is no punishment named Whipping. But interesting matter is that in our criminal Procedural Law Section 391 to section 394 stated the procedure of execution of Whipping. So we have to think about this redundancy of the Criminal procedural Hence our law makers are very Busy.