4 Tanda Medical College MBBS students expelled.  Fined for harassing juniors
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4 Tanda Medical College MBBS students expelled. Fined for harassing juniors

Kangra: In a drastic incident reported by Dr. Rajendra Prashad Medical College, Tanda – Tanda Medical College, Four older students were expelled and fined for harassing younger students.

The matter came to light after one of the students filed a complaint in this regard. In an interview with UNI Dr. Milap Sharma, director of Dr. RP Govt Medical College, confirmed to UNI that a junior student had lodged a complaint with the anti-ragging cell that he was beaten, injured, harassed, abused and dragged by his senior colleagues.

Dr. Sharma said that the five-member Anti-Ragging Commission found all four senior citizens guilty. Two students of the batch of 2019 were expelled from the college and hostel for a year and fined Rs. 1 lakh each, Dr. Sharma said.

Two students were suspended from classes for a year and another was suspended for a year. He said each of these students was fined Rs 1,00,000 each.

The principal said two students from the 2021 batch were also expelled from the college for six months and fined Rs 50. 50,000 each.

He said that such actions would under no circumstances be tolerated in the college and anyone who indulged in such actions would be dealt with in accordance with the laws of the land.

This is their first such incident of harassment in 15 years and the institute has taken decisive steps to send out a message. A 19-year-old first-year MBBS student at Dr Rajendra Prashad Medical College, Tanda (Kangra), a government college in Himachal Pradesh, died on March 8, 2009, a day after he was beaten up in the hostel by his four seniors – all second-year MBBS students.

After his death, the Supreme Court took this into account and passed an anti-insanity law in the country.