MP govt gets NHRC notice over girl`s suicide due to ragging

Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013 - 20:42

New Delhi: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday issued notices to the Madhya Pradesh government regarding a case in which a girl committed suicide after being allegedly humiliated by seniors during ragging in college.

Notices have been issued to the Department of Education and Training principal secretary and Bhopal SSP. They have been given four-week time to respond, an NHRC statement said.

According to media reports, the girl had committed suicide on August 6 after her alleged humiliation by seniors during ragging in RKDF College of Pharmacy in Bhopal.

"Reportedly, in her suicide note, the girl had also mentioned that teachers of the college knew about the ragging but did nothing," the statement said.

The Commission has also directed the principal secretary to inform as to what steps have been taken by the government and professional colleges, particularly RKDF College of Pharmacy, to prevent ragging.

PTI



First Published: Friday, August 23, 2013 - 20:42

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