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Four IITians expelled for ragging

August 24, 2003 18:27 IST

Bowing to pressure from the human resource development ministry, IIT, Delhi, authorities have expelled four students from the institute for six months in connection with the ragging of a fresher.

The decision came after a meeting on Saturday, IIT sources said.

The institute authorities had earlier expelled the students from the hostel for ragging first year student Prakash Rajpurohit.

However, the HRD ministry had expressed "displeasure" at the mild punishment given to the guilty students.

HRD Minister Murli Manohar Joshi, taking serious note of the incident, had ordered a probe into the ragging and warned that the hostel would be shut down if such incidents recurred.

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Sub: Good decision

A right decision taken at last. At last the government has woken up to the serious consequences of ragging. "Spare the rod and spoil the ...

Posted by Rutvik

Sub: expelled for ragging

At last good action was taken for ragging. Senior students should be out of bound for freshers. The ragging should be banned and severe punishment ...

Posted by badam kannaiah

Sub: ragging and its effects

the action taken is absolutely correct. it is a heinous crime which if overlooked will affect a large number of prospective IITians and also their ...

Posted by shekar

Sub: Yes , HRD has take right decision

Dear Friends HRD has taken right decision, all scholors go to IIT to became More scholors students who ragged the juniour might have come through ...

Posted by P.A.NANAIAH

Sub: Caution

Even if it's a sad step for the culprits, it would be a Caution sign for the future students ....

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