7 students of B Sc (Ag) suspended for ragging by PJTSAU for a semester
The seniors allegedly took the juniors to their hostels forcibly and also made them write their records.
HYDERABAD: Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agriculture University (PJTSAU) officials suspended 20 students for ragging, on Friday.
Reportedly, the suspended students were from the second and third years, pursuing Bachelors of Science in Agriculture. The officials suspended the 20 students from the hostel till the end of their degree and few were also suspended from college for a semester.
According to sources, few students had approached the administrative office multiple times complaining about ragging at college and at hostel. The seniors allegedly took the juniors to their hostels forcibly and also made them write their records.
Reportedly, one of the students who got ragged was the son of a high-ranking official in the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and the complaints were taken seriously after receiving orders from ICAR.
PJTSAU administration conducted a series of meetings with all the students, conducted enquiries into the matter and took the step to suspend the students based on the first-year students' complaint.