The Constitution further highlights ruthless, brutal or contemptuous treatment to any party by another as a violation of human rights. Peer Pressure: It is also a reality that not all seniors who commit ragging enjoy doing it at their sweet will. It can be said, without any room for doubt, that the worst form of ragging is committed in India. An unpleasant incident of ragging may leave a permanent scar in the victim's mind that may haunt him for years to come. The freshmen may be asked to sing the lyrics of any vulgar song or use abusive language in the presence of a large number of peers. Hostel Ragging : Outstation students who stay in the hostel are most vulnerable to ragging.
Armed Forces are, with a few salient exceptions, lower and worse than at any time in this century and possibly in the history of the United States. In 1992, the Education Minister of Tripura expelled 17 students of Narsingarh Polytechnic for indulging in violent ragging. It has been rightly said that the end may not always justify the means. The roughness and toughness of the impersonal environment do not rattle them so easily. Ragging is a term used for active, systematical human rights abuses, similar to hazing and fagging, the severest forms of which are found in engineering, medical and military colleges.
Dr Saurabh Mehrotra, Consultant Psychiatrist, Medanta Medicity, has a similar view. They are many tales of torture and humiliation that are associated with ragging. These groups are working on issues related to ragging. It would be better if the head of the institution or a person high in authority addresses meetings of teachers, parents and students collectively or in groups in this behalf. That's Netta's fault; she starts all the ragging and throws it on to Gwen. Ragging is supposed to have its creation in certain European Universities where seniors played practical jokes at the time of welcoming freshmen to the institutions. Ragging involves abuse, humiliation or harassment of new entrants or junior students by the senior students.
Meaning of Ragging In common parlance, ragging means playing practical jokes on somebody or teaching someone a lesson. After the trail, the accused asked to polish the shoes of his senior students. Now, things got really interesting. Ragging Can Be A Means Of Retaliation: A senior who has some previous history of ragging may like to get back by venting his frustrations on the freshmen. These techniques were used in the military as a mechanism of breaking down an individual so that success was achieved through team effort rather than personal goals or motivation. They see it as harmless. Talbot did not quite know whether the fellow were ragging him or not.
The Indian media has been playing a crucial role by exposing ragging incidents and the indifference of many concerned institutions towards curbing the act. Archived from on 14 November 2009. I had never experienced ragging in college because I belonged to the first batch of my campus. It is similar to but not same as hazing in the United States, it is not an initiation. Will speaking up invite instances of repeat offence from seniors or alienate the victim? The word was coined by U. Welcoming the Supreme Court's recent judgment on ragging Dr. The supreme court of India has defined it as.
This action, however, failed to reduce fragging incidents as soldiers could easily obtain weapons in a flourishing black market among nearby Vietnamese communities. They create an image of themselves as rowdies. Any leniency in this regard amounts to giving it a further fillip. Ragging- Prone Zones To Be Identified And Carefully Guarded:All vulnerable locations in the college such as the canteen, the playground, etc. The practice thus perpetuates itself. Ragging in India is a damaging form of interaction of the seniors in college or school with the juniors, newcomers or first years.
Refusing to say 'Good night' to the beast because he was ragging me. Can a youngster subjected to sexiest actions be called a rounded-up personality? How can a student deal with ragging? Such sadists have sometimes locked up the fresher in bathrooms for over 24 hours or have physically beaten them. The database of the Anti-Ragging Helpline indicates that it has been to an extent successful in ensuring a safer environment in colleges from where it registered the complaints. Ragging initially began as an innocent tradition to get new students acquainted with each other but has gradually become a method by which anti-social elements of the institute assert their dominance on the campus. This alone could bring an end to such obnoxious practice, rampant across our educational institutions. His whole demeanor changed immediately. It is hard to defend them or to say that they would smoothen the angularities of behaviour of the persons and socialize them into the behaviour-patterns of the majority of the boarders.
Even otherwise, it is one thing for a girl to mimic her favorite film heroine but another to make her enact a sex scene by seniors! On an attempt to resist carrying out the activities, they may beat the fresher with baseball bats or slap them. With ragging becoming rampant in colleges, it is about time that the the student community awakens its conscience to this inhuman practice before more and more innocent students become victims of it and before more and more educational institutes are degraded by it. Aping the West indiscriminately, the Indian youth has taken to ragging. This, in turn, is a reflection of frustration simmering in the minds of the young. Many senior students state they do not wish to rag juniors but succumb to peer pressure. It was in the immediate aftermath of this that Corporal Gregory returned with his weapon loaded, and fired up to ten rounds killing Sergeant Busuttil as he lay in a hammock before turning the weapon on himself. Any attempt to evade the questions or circumvent them will invite snubs and ridicule.
Let us examine some shocking consequences of ragging: How Ragging Affects The Victim: 1. Is it the only way to break the ice between seniors and juniors? Backfire: A History of Friendly Fire from Ancient Warfare to the Present Day, Robson Books, 2002. The Jury constituted by the seniors would act as the accuser, the judge and the punishing authority. Anti ragging cells should also be established. Bairy says reporting cases leads to the punishment of perpetrators and puts them in the right place without affecting the victim in any way.