DTC driver death in Delhi: Lot needs to be done to curb aggression

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New Delhi, May 11: A recent road rage in Delhi has claimed life of a driver of Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC). The driver Ashok Kumar was beaten to death by a Class XII student after the bus hit his motorcycle from behind in west Delhi's Mundka on Sunday morning.

This incident has left many to think that a lot needs to be done at schools and homes in order to prevent a child from growing into a law defying youngster.

Aggression should be curbed

According to Times of India report, psychiatrists, clinical psychologists and counsellors suggest these incidents are due to untreated clinical disorders.

This type of incidents can be curbed by indentifying such behaviour at school and managing them.

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Youngsters lack patience in these days. Children with problems like conduct disorders (2-3% among schoolgoers) and oppositional defiant disorders (which can be treated) tend to come in conflict with the law. 

Conduct disorder" refers to a group of behavioral and emotional problems in youngsters. Children and adolescents with this disorder have great difficulty following rules and behaving in a socially acceptable way.

Children having conduct disorder can be identified at school when they are doing minor illegal acts and coming in conflict with authority. To treat this disorder behaviour management, family intervention is needed.

There is no adjustment and no tolerance left among youngsters. School needs to do a lot of mentoring to curb this.

In April, a bike-borne man was beaten to death by the occupants of a car after their vehicles collided in Turkman Road area of central Delhi.

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