Crime

Ragging in Keonjhar engineering college

Keonjhar: Some girls Government College of Engineering in Keonjhar today alleged that they were subjected to ragging in college hostel by their seniors.

The allegation came a day after the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) issued fresh anti-ragging guidelines for engineering colleges across the country.

Sources said 3rd year students of the college allegedly faced the ire of 4th year students over some trivial issue. The seniors allegedly abused them and manhandled them in the hostel at night.

The victims alleged that the senior also stopped their meal in the hostel following which a junior girl fell ill and has been admitted to the district headquarters hospital (DHH).

However, no complaint has been filed with police even as the college authorities have admitted about the happening.

It is worth mentioning that Odisha ranked fourth among five States in the list of campus ragging in India, as per a grievance report submitted to the UGC.

 

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