Ragging in IIT Mandi, Disciplinary Action Against 72 Students

Shimla: Authorities of IIT Mandi took disciplinary action against 72 students for their allged involvement in ragging juniors.

“Recently, an incident of ragging came to the institute’s notice. It was found that some B. Tech students were involved in ragging freshers. Disciplinary action is being taken against 72 students involved in the incident,” a statement issued here by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi said.

Three office-bearers of the institute’s student body were among the 10 students who have been suspended from academics and hostel till December 2023.

Fines ranging between Rs 15,000 and Rs 25,000 and community service of 20 to 60 hours have been imposed on other 62 erring students.

According to reports, the first-year students, in anonymous complaints to the authorities, alleged that during an introductory event on August 11, they became victims of ragging by some seniors.

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