Saturday, August 29, 2009

3 BIT students punished for ragging on campus

Anil Ashutosh, TNN 28 August 2009, 05:52am IST

SINDRI: Three students of BIT Sindri were taken to task for ragging on Thursday.

Not hesitating to crack the whip, the authorities barred Ashutosh Tarun, Ashish Sharma and Rohit Barnwal, all third-semester students of production engineering, from entering the institute hostel for an indefinite period and prevented them from taking part in all academic activities, including attending classes and library, for 15 days. Besides, a fine of Rs 20,000 each has been imposed on the three. Also, an FIR has been filed against the students at the local polce station.

According to professor G Kumar, the general warden of BIT Sindri, when the newly admitted students were returning to their respective hostels after attending classes in metallurgical and chemical engineering buildings in the afternoon, Tarun, Sharma and Barnwal stopped them near the administrative building and asked them to bow before every senior and pass through the area in a zig-zag manner with their bodies half-bent as a mark of respect to the seniors. Reportedly, the freshers were also told not to lift their heads even once throughout the exercise.

However, as luck would have it, the institute director, the general warden and six hostel superintendents came out of the administrative building at that time and saw the act for themselves. Then, they chased the three, caught them and seized their identity cards.

Besides punishing the three students, institute director S K Singh said a copy of the action taken report has been sent to the Dhanbad deputy commissioner, the superintendent of police and other senior officials for further action.

1 comment:

Abhishek said...

the three sudents were not guilty, college administration in order to save thier name have caught the three innocent students. this is absolute riduculous step frm the administration.....