New ragging case surfaces in HP

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Shimla, July 15 (ANI): A new ragging case surfaced in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday when a post graduate student alleged that he was ragged by some seniors of the college.

According to the officiating Principal of Bilaspur Post Graduate College, Ashok Awasthi, the first year student Surya Chandel submitted a written complaint stating that he was ragged by his seniors.

The student in his complaint alleged that on Friday last some seniors along with few outsiders fired some unpleasant questions on him and when he resisted they slapped him.

Awasthi said that the college administration has forwarded the matter to the college anti-ragging committee to ascertain the facts.

An FIR has been registered with Bilaspur Sadar police station on Tuesday on the basis of complaint letter forwarded by the college and investigation is on, Superintendent of Police Bilaspur Kuldeep Singh said.

Singh said the case has been registered under relevant sections of the anti-ragging ordnance brought by the state government in the wake of death of Aman Kachroo due to ragging in Dr Rajendra Prasad government Medical College Tanda in Kangra district in March.

Based on the report of the committee appropriate steps would be initiated by the college against the guilty, the officiating Principal said. (ANI)

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