Delhi University gets ready to curb ragging

July 20th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Delhi University will put in place strict measures to counter ragging when the new session starts July 24, said an official.

The university will set up two control rooms in the north and south campuses, said a statement from the varsity issued after a meeting of the proctorial board.

It said colleges have been asked to prevent the entry of outsiders and follow the anti-ragging norms laid out by the Supreme Court.

“Disciplinary squads have been formed in each college and extra vigil is being maintained at all eating joints in the university campus,” the statement said.

Delhi Police will also set up pickets in each college. Police will also patrol sensitive areas of the university.

To provide security to women students, mobile police squads and plain-clothed policewomen will be deployed.

The new students will be asked to fill an anti-ragging affidavit and the university’s FM radio station will air talks with police and university officials against ragging.

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