Ragging

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Ragging College life is very important in every body’s life because it not only determines the future of a person but also is a time when most students understand the realities of life. But, do all students enjoy their campus life? According to the Sri Lankan universities, none of the students enjoy their campus life at least till the end of their first year. This is mainly because of ragging. What is ragging? Does it have any advantages? Is it important to a freshmen student? Well, these are the questions to which the Sri Lankan society is looking the answers for. What is ragging? Ragging means causing, inducing, compelling or forcing a student, whether by way of a practical joke or otherwise, to do any act which detracts from human dignity or isolates his person or exposes him to ridicule or to forbear from doing any lawful act, by intimidating, wrongfully restraining, confining or injuring him or by using criminal force to him or by holding out to him any threat of such intimidation, wrongful restraint, confinement, injury or the use of criminal force. In plain English, it means plain bullying a new student. There are two kinds of ragging, one is verbal and the other is physical. Usually, the effect of verbal ragging is le Continue...


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After much hard work and pain, why should they get such harsh punishmentsWell, does it mean that ragging should be banned Ragging is allowed in some of the universities as long as it does not harm anyone. The victim already had a kidney problem and no one had any intentions of killing him. We have to consider the type of person we are ragging and the extend of ragging. If a student is caught ragging it is a black mark to their name. There are some other problems that arise when reporting to administration. I think students do not deserve to get punishments like this unless they really harmed another student"tms life. The students who ragged Varaprakash were arrested and put into jail. But again ragging also has its advantages. For example if a person has a big ego and thinks that he knows everything then he will face many problems until he changes his way of thinking. So, it is very important to bare the torture of senior students for the first year. Some people think that the judgment was unfair because the senior students did not know that Varaprakash had a kidney problem. The typical example of ragging girls are making them sing, dance, saying "I love you"tm to a stranger, wearing unmatched shoes and ugly looking dresses. Universities have Singhala students as well as Tamil students . Ragging is a good experience but it has its advantages as well as disadvantages it can be approved as long as it does not harm anybody.