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Ragging is Strictly Prohibited

Say No To Ragging

Anti-Ragging Laws in India

Ragging is originally a western concept and was originally a form of social interaction between seniors and juniors in schools and colleges. However, these interactions, have taken a very brutal, inhuman and anti-social, form at times. Even some of the highly reputed colleges and institutions have a terrible history of ragging. Ragging has social, physical, political economic academic and physiological dimensions.

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Definition of Ragging

  • Any disorderly conduct by either by acts or words spoken, the effect of which is teasing, treating or handling with rudeness any other student.
  • Any rowdy or undisciplined activity, which causes annoyance, hardship or psychological harm.
  • Raise fear or apprehension thereof in the minds of junior.
  • Asking the students to do an act or perform something, which such student will not do in ordinary course, which has the effect of causing shame or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of a junior student.

Legislation on Ragging

Some States in India have their own legislations on ragging. Some States which do not have their own legislation on ragging and therefore the ragging laws in these States are in accordance with the central legislations on ragging.

Central Legislations

The central legislations, which keep check on the practice of ragging in India, are:

  1. Indian Penal Code.
  2. UGC Regulations On Curbing The Menace Of Ragging In Higher Educational Institutions, 2009.
  3. Other institute specific regulations.
  4. Punishments under Indian Penal Code against acts of Ragging.

Every single incident of ragging or abetting in ragging puts an obligation on the institution to get the FIR registered. There are provisions in the IPC, which can be used by a student to register an FIR in the nearest Police Station. These provisions are:

294 – Obscene acts and songs
323 – punishment for voluntarily causing hurt
324 – voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapon or means
325 – punishment for voluntarily causing grievous hurt
326 – voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapon
339 – Wrongful Restraint
340 – Wrongful Confinement
341 – Punishment for Wrongful Restraint
342 – Punishment for Wrongful Confinement
506 – Punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder

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  • Any disorderly conduct by either by acts or words spoken, the effect of which is teasing, treating or handling with rudeness any other student.
  • Any rowdy or undisciplined activity, which causes annoyance, hardship or psychological harm.
  • Raise fear or apprehension thereof in the minds of junior.
  • Asking the students to do an act or perform something, which such student will not do in ordinary course, which has the effect of causing shame or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of a junior student.