“Ragging leads to tears, shame, terror and sometimes death”
In the view of the directions of the Hon’ble Supreme Court in SLP No. 24295 of 2006 Dated 16-05-2007 and Civil Appeal number 887 of 2009, dated 08-05-2009 to prohibit, prevent and eliminate the scourge of ragging including
- a) Any conduct by any student or students whether by words spoken or written or by an act which has the effect of teasing, treating or handling with rudeness a fresher or any other student.
- b) Indulging in rowdy or undisciplined activities by any student or students which causes or is likely to cause annoyance, hardship, physical or psychological harm or to raise fear or apprehension thereof in any fresher or any other student.
- c) Asking any student to do any act which such student will not in the ordinary course do and which has the effect of causing or generating a sense of shame, or torment or embarrassment so as to adversely affect the physique or psyche of such fresher or any other student.
- d) Any act by a senior student that prevents, disrupts or disturbs the regular academic activity of any other student or a fresher.
- e) Exploiting the services of a fresher or any other student for completing the academic tasks assigned to an individual or a group of students.
- f) Any act of financial extortion or forceful expenditure burden put on a fresher or any other student by students.
- g) Any act of physical abuse including all variants of it: sexual abuse, homosexual assaults, stripping, forcing obscene and lewd acts, gestures, causing bodily harm or any other danger to health or person
- h) Any act or abuse by spoken words, emails, posts, public insults which would also include deriving perverted pleasure, vicarious or sadistic thrill from actively or passively participating in the discomfiture to fresher or any other student.
- i) Any act that affects the mental health and self-confidence of a fresher or any other student with or without an intent to derive a sadistic pleasure or showing off power, authority or superiority by a student over any fresher or any other student.
Every single incident of ragging a First Information Report (FIR) must be lodged without exception by the institutional authorities with the local police authorities.
Depending upon the nature and gravity of the offence as established the possible punishments for those found guilty of ragging at the institution level shall be any one or any combination of the following :-
- Suspension from attending classes.
- Suspension / expulsion from the hostel.
- Rustication from the institution.
- Expulsion from the institution and consequent debarring from admission to any other institution.
Anti Ragging Policy of Harlal School of Law
In the compliance of the above mentioned directions of the Hon’ble Supreme Court and UGC Regulations thereof, the Harlal School of Law, has taken the following preventive measures to eliminate the scourge of ragging among our students and to provide them healthy development, both physical and psychological.
- 1. Constitution of Anti Ragging Committee
- 2. Mentoring Cell
- 3. Affidavit by Students
- 4. Affidavit by parents
- 5. Declaration of intent in the College prospectus and website as per UGC guidelines
- 6. Regular meetings by principal with various functionaries
- 7. Database to Anti Ragging Web Portal maintained by Bar Council of India.
- 8. Display of names and contact number of members of Anti Ragging committee
- 9. Anti-Ragging Sensitization programmes
Constitution of HSL Anti Ragging Committee
In order to ensure strict compliance and monitoring of Anti Ragging measures as laid down in UGC Regulation, college has nominated the following representatives-
- 1. Dr. Sanatan Sharma (HoD) Chairperson (+919711443568)
- 2. Mr. Shiv Kumar Member
- 3. Mrs. Hina Jain Member
(For any kind of information and assistance, please feel free to contact any above mentioned person)
Functions of the committee
- To keep in touch with the students to identify any incidents of ragging.
- To keep/maintain the HSL anti ragging free
- It shall record all verbal/telephonic/written complaints and take action as stipulated in the bye-laws.
- To clarify/ investigate about the incident.
- If found guilty, first warn, and in subsequent incidents take strong actions like punishments and fines.
- Report the incident to the higher Authorities for further management.
- To maintain documentation regarding the Anti ragging committee members
- The members of the committee will visit at least twice in a week all potential areas of ragging on or outside the campus
- The committee conducts surprise visits/raids on hostels and other hot spots of ragging and apprehends the culprits.
- Committee will organize time to time Anti-Ragging Sensitization programmes
Harlal School of Law has Zero-tolerance for Ragging
Say No to Ragging