ANTI-RAGGING CAMPAIGN | Event Date: Tuesday, 2nd, August 2016
Anti-Ragging Campaign - Report
The Ant-Ragging Campaign was held in Hindustan University on 2 August 2016. The event was attended by around nine hundred senior students. Dr. Pon. Ramalingam, Registrar in his welcome address outlined the consequences of ragging and informed the students not to indulge in any kind of ragging.
At a well-attended gathering, before flagging off the ant-ragging rally, Mr. Abash Kumar IPS, Addl. DGP, Tamil Nadu Police Academy, Vandalur, stressed on the need of self-discipline among adult students by becoming role models for the future generation.
Dr. N. Vasudevan, Dean (Academics) delivered the special lecture which highlighted the agony faced by the victims of ragging in India. He emphasized the point not to have any ragging incidents on the campus. Dr. Joseph Barnabas, Principal, Hindustan College of Arts and Science, narrated his personal experience of being ragged by his seniors and also how he boldly refused to be ragged. .
Dr. N. Rajasekharan Nair, Dean (Student Affairs), appreciated the previous second year students who were not involved in any kind of ragging and requested the current second year students not to involve in ragging. He pointed out that the phenomenon of ragging originated in western culture and how it has affected the Indian culture too. Although it is an outdated phenomenon in most of the countries, it is found in many parts of India.
Brig. (Retd) Dr. Ravi Varman advised the students to keep themselves away from ragging. He also wanted the students to be responsible and model Students.
Mr. D. K. Makesh Kumar, Chairman, Hindustan Student Council, administered the pledge against ragging.
The Vote of Thanks was proposed by Col. (Retd) Ashok Kumar, Addl. Registrar.