Coalition to Uproot Ragging from Education. It is similar to the American phenomenon known as hazing. The regulations provide suspension, debarring, rustication and even expulsion of guilty students. States like Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Sikkim and Tripura have reported less than 10 such cases. In 2006, the court directed the H.
Printed leaflet to be given to every fresher detailing addresses and telephone numbers of the Anti-Ragging Helpline, Wardens, Head of the institution, all members of the anti-ragging squads and committees, and relevant district and police authorities. According to the Sri Lankan universities, none of the students enjoy their campus life at least till the end of their first year. Anti-ragging campaigners say 35 students had either been killed in or committed suicide after ragging incidents in the last seven years, while hundreds more have suffered serious injuries. Their sanctity cannot be vitiated year after year at the start of an academic season by those who indulge in mindless ragging. In older patients, the classic symptoms of sadness and withdrawal are frequently replaced with irritability or apathy. It has become increasingly unpopular due to several complaints of serious injury to the victims and strict laws regarding ragging. Each of them is running anti ragging websites and online groups.
To dispel such fears, colleges should prominently display a banner saying their campus is free from ragging. On most of the occasions, things go out of control. We've done much more than what is required for a casual interaction between a junior and a senior. And there wasn't any physical ragging and you had option of walking out at any point if you felt uncomfortable. Count down was already started. In many colleges, like and , ragging has been strictly banned.
The police filed an unnatural death case and not one of ragging. Dark , smoky clouds threatened rain , It's rain cats and dogs. In an attempt to look for a quick solution they have perhaps focused only on the law and order aspect of ragging but ignored to probe its psychological side. Under the pretext of fun, a poor student is often assaulted, sometimes even stripped and intimidated by his seniors and this ritualised torture leaves an indelible impression on his mind. Otherwise, he will register your complaint under section 155 in the Code of Criminal Procedure, if it is a case involving a non-cognizable offence.
To my bad luck, my name came. I sit on a meadow. Ragging is not merely a sociolegal problem and has a certain psychological basis too. Seniors again encircled us, encircled me would be appropriate to say, guys sitting with me left the bench on a simple finger swing from someone, who was not there yesterday. A witness reported the hazing stunt.
Good for some, bad for many. Around 45% students said they felt bad initially but later felt it was alright. It could be on someone's accent, physique, native place or economic background. Themes that emerged from interviews with 187 students on questions pertaining to ragging practices. I thank rediff for giving me an opportunity to post this. But with the situation of ragging worsening yearly, there is a spontaneously emerging anti-ragging movement in each and every faculty of the universities that ragging exists.
In a factsheet on Tuesday May 15 , the force said it does not tolerate unauthorised activities such as ragging. So the trend goes on and students continue to suffer. Though it looks simple to solve it by making strict laws but we can never solve it unless we change the mindset as well. In addition, a number of freshmen were severely traumatized to the extent that they were admitted to mental institutions. Raghavan places the onus of preventing ragging on the institutions themselves. Over 30% students said it impacted studies negatively.
Kularatne Commission to probe the incident. This year turned me in a king queen!!! The practice is similar to in North America, in France, in Portugal and other similar practices in educational institutions across the world. So the trend goes on and students continue to suffer. I think I still have that photo with me. As long as it is in the spirit of good and clean fun, it's good.