Shimla: Giving a relief to freshers in educational institutes, Himachal Pradesh government has introduced an anti-ragging bill, containing stringent provisions like jail term and fine extending up to Rs 50,000.
Education minister ID Dhiman introduced the Himachal Pradesh Educational Institutions (Prohibition of Ragging) Bill, 2009 in the state assembly today.Discussion on the bill is yet to take place before the house approves it.
Earlier in the session, the minister had informed the house about the government having promuglated and ordinance after death of Aman Kacharoo, allegedly by ragging had taken place in RP Tanda Medical, Kangra.
Under this bill any ragging offence will be cognizable and non-bailable moreover, student will be expelled from the institute and will not be admitted in any other educational institute for a period of three years from the date of order of such an expulsion.
The death of medical student Aman Satya Kachroo in March awakened whole India with an alarm to take strict action against ragging before its too late.