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Three BHU students expelled for ragging

Acting tough on an incident of ragging, the BHU has expelled three students for one year for allegedly harassing a junior student.

Updated: Sep 20, 2011, 17:16 PM IST

Varanasi: Acting tough on an incident of
ragging, the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) here has expelled
three students for one year for allegedly harassing a junior
student.

The students -- Umashankar Shukla, Rajiv Pandey and Nand
Kumar -- pursuing BAFA at the University have been expelled
for one year after taking congisance of the `Anti-Ragging
Committee` report, Rajesh Singh, chairman of college Press,
Publicity and Publication (PPP) cell, said.

"They would, however, be allowed to complete their BAFA
after the one year expulsion period but would not be given
admission for further studies in the BHU," he said.

A third year BAFA student was allegedly ragged by the
three students on the night of September 12.

After taking cognisance of the student`s complaint, the
committee was directed by the college administration to
conduct an inquiry and submit a report, he said.

This is the third reported incident of ragging in BHU.

PTI