President for zero tolerance against ragging

May 21, 2011
New Delhi: President Pratibha Patil Thursday called for zero tolerance against ragging in the country.

Speaking at a seminar attended by the vice-chancellors of several central varsities, directors of Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) and others, Patil called for completely eliminating the menace of ragging.

"There is a need to create zero tolerance to the reprehensible and hideous practice of ragging. The menace of ragging, which has been vitiating the educational atmosphere, needs to be completely eliminated," she said.

Patil said that she was sure heads of premier educational institutions will work towards it with all sincerity.

Source: Unmid.com