Ban On Ragging

The Students are advised to read carefully the following instructions issued by the vice - Chancellor of kurukshetra University based on orders of the hon'ble supreme court of india regarding ragging: Ragging is educational institutions is banned and anyone including in ragging is likely to be punished appropriately with punishment which may include expulsion from the institution , Suspension from the institution or classes for a limited period or fine with a public apology. The punishment may also take the shape of (i) withholding scholarships or other benefits, (ii) debarring from representation in event , (iii)withholding results, (iv)suspension or expulsion from hostel or mess, and the like. If the individuals committing or abetting ragging are not/cannot be identified, collective punishment can be awarded to act as a deterrent.

Definition of ragging provided by the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India includes "ragging as any act which violates the dignity of the individual students or is perceived to violate his/her dignity." The ragging is neither a means of familiarization nor an introduction with freshers but a form of psychopathic behaviour and a reflection of deviant personalities. It reproduces the entrenched power configurations prevalent n civil society. Ragging can be either of the following forms or the acts:-

  • A. Verbal: Where senior causes mental harassment, discomfort for the junior by facing him/her to answer unacceptable/personal , dance , sing etc. is said to rag the junior. It also includes its ambit cyber ragging. Punishment : 1 year imprisonment with fine.
  • B. Severe Verbal Ragging: Where the mental harassment, discomfort is to such an act as forces the junior to withdraw from the college. Punishment:7 year imprisonment with fine.
  • C. Physical: Any act by the senior towards the junior which inflicts bodily injury on the junior. Like beating the junior, hitting him/her with objects etc. Punishment: 7 year imprisonment with fine.
  • D. Sexual Ragging: Where the senior asks the junior to do an act which damages sexual dignity of the junior. Punishment:7 year imprisonment with fine.

All legal disputes relating to Examination/Admission of students will be subject to courts having Jurisdiction in sirsa.

ANNEXURE I AFFIDAVIT BY THE STUDENT

  • 1) I, (full name of student with admission/registration/enrolment number) S/o D/o Mr./Mrs./Ms. _________________________, having been admitted to ______________________(name of the institution), have received a copy of the UGC Regulations on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions, 2009, (hereinafter called the “Regulations”) carefully read and fully understood the provisions contained in the said Regulations.
  • 2) I have, in particular, perused clause 3 of the Regulations and am aware as to what constitutes ragging.
  • 3) I have also, in particular, perused clause 7 and clause 9.1 of the Regulations and am fully aware of the penal and administrative action that is liable to be taken against me in case I am found guilty of or abetting ragging, actively or passively, or being part of a conspiracy to promote ragging.
  • 4) I hereby solemnly aver and undertake that
    • a) I will not indulge in any behaviour or act that may be constituted as ragging under clause 3 of the Regulations.
    • b) I will not participate in or abet or propagate through any act of commission or omission that may be constituted as ragging under clause 3 of the Regulations.
  • 5) I hereby affirm that, if found guilty of ragging, I am liable for punishment according to clause 9.1 of the Regulations, without prejudice to any other criminal action that may be taken against me under any penal law or any law for the time being in force.
  • 6) I hereby declare that I have not been expelled or debarred from admission in any institution in the country on account of being found guilty of, abetting or being part of a conspiracy to promote, ragging; and further affirm that, in case the declaration is found to be untrue, I am aware that my admission is liable to be cancelled. Declared this ______________day of ____________ month of __________year.

_______________ Signature of deponent Name:

VERIFICATION

Verified that the of this affidavit are true to the best of my knowledge and no part of the affidavit is false and nothing has been concealed or misstated therein.

Verified at ____________(place) on this the _________(day) of __________(month), ____________(year ) .

Signature of deponent

Solemnly affirmed and signed in my presence on this the (day) of (month) , (year ) after reading the contents of this affidavit.

OATH COMMISSIONER

ANNEXURE II
AFFIDAVIT BY PARENT/GUARDIAN

  • 1) I, Mr./Mrs./Ms. __________________________ (full name of parent/guardian) father/mother/guardian of, _______________________(full name of student with admission/registration/enrolment number), having been admitted to ________________(name of the institution), have received a copy of the UGC Regulations on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in Higher Educational Institutions, 2009, (hereinafter called the “Regulations”), carefully read and fully understood the provisions contained in the said Regulations.
  • 2) I have, in particular, perused clause 3 of the Regulations and am aware as to what constitutes ragging.
  • 3) I have also, in particular, perused clause 7 and clause 9.1 of the Regulations and am fully aware of the penal and administrative action that is liable to be taken against my ward in case he/she is found guilty of or abetting ragging, actively or passively, or being part of a conspiracy to promote ragging.
  • 4) I hereby solemnly aver and undertake that
    • a) My ward will not indulge in any behaviour or act that may be constituted as ragging under clause 3 of the Regulations.
    • b) My ward will not participate in or abet or propagate through any act of commission or omission that may be constituted as ragging under clause 3 of the Regulations.
  • 5) I hereby affirm that, if found guilty of ragging, my ward is liable for punishment according to clause 9.1 of the Regulations, without prejudice to any other criminal action that may be taken against my ward under any penal law or any law for the time being in force.
  • 6) I hereby declare that my ward has not been expelled or debarred from admission in any institution in the country on account of being found guilty of, abetting or being part of a conspiracy to promote, ragging; and further affirm that, in case the declaration is found to be untrue, the admission of my ward is liable to be cancelled.

Declared this ______________day of ____________ month of __________year.

________________ Signature of deponent Name:

VERIFICATION

Verified that the contents of this affidavit are true to the best of my knowledge and no part of the affidavit is false and nothing has been concealed or misstated therein. Verified at ____________(place) on this the _________(day) of __________(month), ____________(year ) .

Signature of deponent

Solemnly affirmed and signed in my presence on this the (day) of (month) , (year ) after reading the contents of this affidavit.

OATH COMMISSIONER