Saturday, November 10, 2012

Seven students suspended for ragging

 Varanasi: As many as seven students of Electrical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Banaras Hindu University (BHU) have been barred from attending classes and their registrations have been cancelled for the current semester over ragging charges.

 The Anti-Ragging Committee of IIT BHU found Harsh Kumar Lath, Rishabh Mishra, Rahul Mishra, Manish Jindal, Harshit Gupta, Ashish Yadav and Sahil Sirohi of Dhanrajgiri hostel guilty of being involved in a well-planned case of ragging. Prateek Mukhija, a first year student of Electrical Engineering had on September 11 registered a complaint regarding ragging on the mobile phone of the chairman of Anti-Ragging Squad.

The students who were found involved in the case have also been suspended from the hostel for the current semester while a penalty of Rs 5,000 has been imposed on each of them. They will also be barred from academic privileges such as sitting for campus interviews.

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