Chandigarh 30 March 2009 : Mr. Justice Hemant Gupta, said that ragging is not a legal issue alone but it is the human problem where the teachers, parents and educational institutes work together to bring about change in the mindset of youngsters.
Mr. Justice Hemant Gupta was addressing as chief guest in an open debate on “Ragging: how safe is your child?” organized by Rotary Club of Chandigarh today.
The key speakers on this occasion includes Rtn. Subhash Marriya, former principal of DAV College, Chandigarh, Rtn Deepak Sibal, advocate Punjab and Haryana High Court, Dr. Mangla Dogra, a parent of young children and college going rotaractors.
Rtn Subhash Marriya, former principal of DAV College said that there are stringent laws available to prevent this malice and institutes should practice these laws.
Rtn Deepak Sibal, advocate Punjab and Haryana High Court recommended stringent punishment for the institutes and expulsion of students who does this crime.
Dr. Mangla Dogra, whose son was ragged in medical institute in Himachal Pradesh, said that law should provide punishment to the perpetrators of this crime.