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Anti Ragging at the College

Abdul Razaq Memorial Degree College  | Shahpur Dasar P.O. Pakwara, Sambhal

Notification regarding Prevention of Ragging..

This is to bring to your notice that the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India and Government of India have totally banned ragging in the educational institutions. Serious action will be taken against students found indulging in any act of ragging, as per the orders of the Hon'ble Supreme Court.

The recommendation of the committee constituted by the Hon'ble Supreme Court has been adopted by the University Grant Commission in the Expert Committee meeting held on 15th February, 2009 and has been duly notified in the form of UGC Regulations on Curbing the menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions, 2009 vide their notification No.F.1-16/2007(CPP-II) dated 17th June, 2009.

Download the full contents of the regulations

Reasons for ragging
Why does ragging take place? Why is it that very often, students who were at the receiving end of ragging, themselves, become the worst perpetrators of ragging? According to Antony Palackal, faculty member at the Loyola College of Social Science, Thiruvananthapuram, ragging is perpetrated mainly by those students who have a sense of deflated self-image. "Trying to gain attention or recognition is part of the psyche of the youth. So, the senior tries to win over the attention, respect, recognition... of the junior. As a young mind sees it, this is best done through domination. In practise, this gets translated into ragging," he explains.

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