“Say no to ragging…” Assam CM takes note of ragging incident in Dibrugarh university


Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma said that a ragging case in Dibrugarh University has come to light, wherein a student jumped from the hostel building.

Taking to the microblogging site Twitter, Assam CM tweeted, “It has come to notice that a Dibrugarh University student is hurt in an alleged case of ragging. A close watch was maintained and follow-up action was coordinated with the district admin. Efforts on to nab the accused, the victim being provided medical care”.

“Appeal to students, say NO to Ragging,” he added.

Anand Sarma, a junior-year student in the University’s commerce department jumped from the second floor of a Padmanath Gohain Baruah Students’ Hostel of the University on Saturday night after being fed up with ragging by his seniors for the past few days.

Based on the complaints of the injured student and his family members Assam Police nabbed Simanta Hazarika, Niranjan Thakur, and Pranjit Baruah, all residents of the hostel, who were identified as the three older students held in connection with the crime.

The student was critically injured and was shifted to a private hospital where he has been admitted to ICU. As of now, the condition of the victim remains critical.

Three students have been detained by police in the ragging incident.