Saturday, August 29, 2009

Urge student to return, write book review: punishment for ragging

August 28th, 2009 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS

Allahabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Two students of Allahabad University caught ragging were Thursday given an innovative punishment by the college authorities - apologise to the junior you ragged, urge him to return to the hostel and continue with his studies and also write a 1,000-word review of a book of your choice.
The college also announced a fine of Rs.20,000 each on the two students of L.L.B. second year.

“Two students of LLB 2nd year, Animesh Sharma and Shridhar Sundaram, were caught, ragging a 1st year student of the same course, A.A. Tripathi. The Vice Chancellor Dr. R.G. Harshe took the action late this evening and also imposed the fine,” Allahabad University proctor Jatashanker Tiwari told IANS over phone.

The vice chancellor awarded an additional punishment to the seniors.

“I have also asked the guilty seniors to choose a book of their choice and write a review in one thousand words by the time they are able to convince their junior to return to the hostel,” Harshe told IANS.

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