Wednesday, August 01, 2007

[Hindu] Anti-ragging law to be made stringent

Special Correspondent

MUMBAI: Maharashtra is contemplating an amendment to the anti-ragging law in the State to provide for severe punishment, according to Deputy Chief Minister R.R. Patil. Mr. Patil was responding to an adjournment motion in the Assembly on Monday in the wake of the suicide by a post-graduate medical student, Digvijay Patil, of a government medical college in Solapur on July 25. The student had blamed four other students for his step in his suicide note. Nobody has been arrested.

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