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Ragging case in DU: Students’ body GS sent packing

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HT Correspondent

 

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DIBRUGARH, Dec 27: Dibrugarh University on Tuesday expelled the general secretary of the Dibrugarh University Post-Graduate Students’ Union (DUPGSU) Ujjal Angkur Borah from the Padma Nath Gohain Baruah Chatra Nivas (PNGB hostel) in connection with ragging of university student Anand Sharma.

Earlier in his statement before the Dibrugarh University Anti Ragging Committee (ARC), ragging victim Anand Sharma had alleged that Ujjal Ankur Borah had snatched his cellphone while he was being tortured in the name of ragging.

Sarma also claimed that the general secretary, who is a 3rd semester student of the department of Statistics, had threatened him not to disclose the ragging incident to anyone.

“In pursuance of the decision of the Anti Ragging Committee (ARC) held on 26/12/2022, the penalty of ‘Expulsion from the Hostel’ as per Clause 7 (B) VI of the Dibrugarh University Regulations for Prohibiting Ragging and Anti-Ragging Measures is imposed on Ujjal Angkur Borah, son of Dhan Kanta Borah, a student of 3rd semester, Department of Statistics, Dibrugarh University and boarder of Padmanath Gohain Barush Chatra Nivas (PNGBCN) Block-C, D.IJ. with immediate effect as being found to be involved in breach of the Dibrugarh University Regulations for Prohibiting Ragging and Anti-Ragging Measures, during incident of ragging on 26/11/2022 at Padmanath Gohain Baruah Chatra Nivas (PNGBCN),” the order signed by Dibrugarh University registrar Paramananda Sonowal stated.

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Dibrugarh University has already rusticated seven students for a period of three years and has also debarred them from taking admission in any institution for a period of three years. Eighteen students were also expelled from the Padma Nath Gohain Baruah Chatra Nivas (PNGB hostel) for their involvement in the ragging case.

Moreover, six students and an ex-student of Dibrugarh University were arrested by the police in connection with the ragging case.

 

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