Keonjhar: A day after the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) issued fresh anti-ragging guidelines for engineering colleges across the country, girl students of Government College of Engineering here today alleged ragging in college hostel by their seniors.
Sources said some of the 3rd year girl students of the college have allegedly been ragged by 4th year girl students in the hostel. The seniors scolded some junior students in the hostel over some trivial issue. The situation turned ugly, when the senior girls stopped some juniors from taking food in night. As a result, a girl student fell ill and admitted to the district headquarters hospital (DHH).
However, no police complaint was filed in this connection till last reports came in.On the other hand, the college authorities were not available to comment on the matter. Sources said an inquiry has already begun into the incident.
It may be mentioned here that Odisha ranked fourth among five States in the list of campus ragging in India, as per a grievance report submitted to the UGC.