Jayant Minj, Dr. Abdul Alim Khan
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Jayant Minj1, Dr. Abdul Alim Khan2
1Research Scholar, School of Studies in Law, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur
2Professor & Head, School of Studies in Law, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur
Volume - 5,
Issue - 2,
Year - 2017
Ragging is uniquely an Indian phenomenon. Present day students are countries future valuable assets. Behind the façade of “welcoming” new students to college, ragging in actually is a notorious practice. The word ragging means the act of by which the senior students does an act against the will of the junior students which includes practical jokes, introduction, forcing them to call them sir/madam, dress code any such acts which are against their will. Generally ragging is focused o the new comers to the college. The act of ragging is against the human rights of individual student. Since time immemorial and despite several measures undertaken, including the legal regime established, achieving a ragging free environment is still a distant dream.
The Indian Constitution of 1950 guarantees number of fundamental rights to citizens and others. Most important of them are the Right to Equality, Right to Freedoms including the Right to Life and Personal Liberty, and the Right against Exploitation. In so far as ragging is concerned all the aforementioned fundamental rights would be violation by any act of ragging. To eradicate ill practice of ragging various anti ragging Laws have been framed by different states.
Cite this article:
Jayant Minj, Dr. Abdul Alim Khan. A Critical Evaluation of Ragging and Anti ragging Laws in India. Int. J. Rev. and Res. Social Sci. 2017; 5(2): 77-80 . doi: 10.5958/2454-2687.2017.00008.9