Coming as another shocker, a first year B. Tech student of Galgotia’s College of Engineering and Technology situated in Noida committed suicide. Victim’s parents have alleged that it was due to constant ragging by seniors. The college authorities so far have not on the incident.  

Speaking on the suicide case of the B. Tech student, Assistant Superintendent of Police Jitendra Shrivastav said that investigation is underway. If any student or faculty is found to be responsible, then strict action will be taken against them.

According to initial reports, there are no reactions eighter from any college student or victim’s friend on the incident.

Earlier in July 2016, a 19-year-old microbiology student committed suicide in Kozhikode, Kerala allegedly due to constant ragging and harassment by seniors in her college.

The girl, Asnas, daughter of Hameed from Thodannoor committed suicide by hanging herself inside the bathroom of her house around 6:30PM. Asnas was completing BSc microbiology at MHES College at Cherandathur and was a 2nd year student.

Prior to that, 21 senior students of Manjeri Medical College in Malappuram were suspended by the college authorities after a 1st year student reported of ragging by senior students.One student was tonsured and later forced to write a suicide note. The family members somehow came to know about the incident and informed police and the BAU administration.

After the investigation, it was found out that one student was tonsured and later forced to write a suicide note. The family members somehow came to know about the incident and informed police and the BAU administration.

In another horrific incident of ragging reported in December 2016, from the Government Polytechnic College in Nattakom, Kottayam, Kerala, a young 22-year-old engineering student undergone treatment in Mother Hospital in Thrissur.

Given the fact that how badly ragging affects students, the practice is still happening to destroy the careers, lives of many students. 

First Published | 29 September 2017 9:34 AM
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