Senior students tease the new students about their looks and manners. It has a certain psychological basis too. If the new entrants complains to the warden or any other authority, he becomes a target of regular harassment. Applicable in the State of Tamil Nadu. Preventing Ragging : The Landmark Supreme Court Guidelines With ragging becoming a national issue affecting thousands of students across India, the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India too could not remain silent and has seriously condemned the issue. Hence, it calls for condemnation and ban. Some freshers would be asked to run errands for the seniors.
Will speaking up invite instances of repeat offence from seniors or alienate the victim? These aliases are used primarily as a means of preventing the university authorities identifying the students who are involved in ragging and other unlawful activities. The latter had also gone through their share of ragging at the time of entry. In some campuses, even the police were called to prevent ragging. In Sri Lanka, several variations of ragging can be observed. Aping the West indiscriminately, the Indian youth has taken to ragging. Dr Saurabh Mehrotra, Consultant Psychiatrist, Medanta Medicity, has a similar view.
For the dress code prescribed is generally weird, eg. A report from 2007 highlights 42 instances of physical injury, and reports on ten deaths purportedly the result of ragging: Ragging has reportedly caused at least 30—31 deaths in the last seven years. With ragging becoming rampant in colleges, it is about time that the the student community awakens its conscience to this inhuman practice before more and more innocent students become victims of it and before more and more educational institutes are degraded by it. I will come with you. As specified in the detailed note of the Act, it is identified as an Act to eliminate ragging and other forms of violent and cruel inhuman and degrading treatment from educational institutions.
Attempts by officers to control drug use caused others. The tall and the short, the fat and the lean, all become easy targets. In extreme cases, incidents of suicides and culpable homicide have also been reported. Ragging Can Be A Means Of Retaliation: A senior who has some previous history of ragging may like to get back by venting his frustrations on the freshmen. Any leniency in this regard amounts to giving it a further fillip.
Ragging is now defined as an act that violates or is perceived to violate an individual student's dignity. Substantive Laws Prohibiting Ragging Presently, there are only four state legislations in India that prohibit ragging. Backfire: A History of Friendly Fire from Ancient Warfare to the Present Day, Robson Books, 2002. Any form of civil or criminal offence executed by them are liable to be punished and in an instance of violation of such rights committed by university students, they shall be produced before the relevant court and subject to suitable punishment that followed by the trial. And it mandated surprise inspections to such spots that are conventionally used for ragging purposes. Talbot did not quite know whether the fellow were ragging him or not. The Raghavan Committee report, submitted to the court in May 2007, includes a proposal to include ragging as a special section under the.
Now univ authority has suspended my son along with the raggers and held one enquiry and delaying the verdict. It is organized in defiance of authority. Sensitivity to human and social problems must be inculcated amongst our youth. There is no way they can escape this unpleasant fate. The roughness and toughness of the impersonal environment do not rattle them so easily. The freshmen may be asked to sing the lyrics of any vulgar song or use abusive language in the presence of a large number of peers. Provision for anonymous complaints was considered of utmost important at the time of establishment of the helpline, since the victim after making the complaint remains with or close to the culprits, away from a fully secure environment.
Ten fraggers were convicted of murder and served sentences ranging from ten months to thirty years with a mean prison time of about nine years. Your submitted details will be compared with those in the exam database. Firstly, they provide a statutory definition of ragging. Internal clashes have erupted several times due to the friction between ragging and anti-ragging movements, best example being Samantha Vithanage, a third-year management student at the , who pioneered an anti-ragging campaign that was killed at a meeting while in a discussion about ragging. Under the pretext of fun, a poor. Enlisted men were often close-mouthed in fragging investigations, refusing to inform on their colleagues out of fear or solidarity.
While Jain and Chibber think the outcome of speaking up cannot be predicted, they believe that students must always report cases of ragging as it strengthens them as individuals. It has been rightly said that the end may not always justify the means. Society To Be Sensitised On The Issue of Ragging:The local community and the students in particular must be aware of the dehumanizing effect of ragging inherent in its perversity. Ragging has some positive effect too on the new students. After the in January and February 1968, the Vietnam War became increasingly unpopular in the United States and among American soldiers in Vietnam, many of them conscripts.
The latter, who might have been the products of unhappy childhood, would seek their revenge on the emotional and sensitive youth by straining their nerves and endurance. Though incidents of physical assault and grievous injuries are not new, ragging also simultaneously causes grave psychological stress and trauma to the victim. It was often difficult to distinguish between fragging and enemy action. An unpleasant incident of ragging may leave a permanent scar in the victim's mind that may haunt him for years to come. Many senior students state they do not wish to rag juniors but succumb to peer pressure.
Yet, this sadistic form of behaviour is spreading its tentacles in our educational institutions. The seniors would constitute themselves into an interview board and would interview the fresher one by one. From what was intended to provide good humour and harmless fun to students, ragging today has assumed torturous, vulgar and inhuman forms that defy all norms of decency and morality. We have forgotten to distinguish between what as decent and indecent. Although the sentences prescribed for fragging were severe, the few men convicted often served fairly brief prison sentences. They learn to face unpleasant situation boldly.