Thane: Nine Students Of Civic-Run Medical College Suspended For Ragging

Thane: Nine Students Of Civic-Run Medical College Suspended For Ragging

The college is run by the Thane municipal corporation. The students who were found guilty in an inquiry were evicted from the hostel and suspended for one academic year.

PTIUpdated: Thursday, October 05, 2023, 06:12 PM IST
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Thane: The Thane municipal commissioner has suspended nine students of the Rajiv Gandhi Medical College here for ragging freshers at the college's hostel, an official release said on Wednesday.

The action was taken following a complaint and as per the Prevention of Ragging Rules, it said.

The college is run by the Thane municipal corporation. The students who were found guilty in an inquiry were evicted from the hostel and suspended for one academic year.

The University Grants Commission had received a complaint about ragging at the college hostel in September. The UGC then directed the college management to take action on it. The Anti-Ragging Committee of the college conducted an inquiry, and municipal commissioner Abhijit Bhangar took action based on its report, the release said. 

(With inputs from PTI)

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