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RAGGING

TAMILNADU GOVERNMENT GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY

The following Act of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly received the assent of the Governor on the 14th February 1997 and is hereby published for general information.

EXCERPTS FROM ACT No. 7 OF 1997

An Act to prohibit ragging in educational institutions in the State of Tamil Nadu. Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the State of Tamil Nadu in the Forty eighth year of Republic India as follows :

SHORT TITLE, EXTEND COMMENCEMENT :

1. This Act may be called the Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Ragging Act, 1997.

2. It extends to the whole of the State of Tamil Nadu.

3. It shall be deemed to have come into force on the 19th day of December 1996.

DEFINITION :

2. In this Act unless the context otherwise requires, “ragging”means display of noisy, disorderly conduct doing any act which causes or is likely to cause physical or psychological harm or raise apprehension or fear or shame or embarassmentto a student in any educational institution and includes:

a) teasing, abusing, of playing practical jokes on, or causing hurt to such student or

b) asking the students to do any act or perform something which such student will not in the ordinary course willingly do.

PROHIBITION OF RAGGING:

3. Ragging within or without any educational institution is prohibited.

PENALTY OF RAGGING :

4. Whoever directly or indirectly commits, participates in, abets or propogates “ragging” within or without any educational

institution, shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years and shall also be liable to a fine which may extend to ten thousand rupees.

DISMISSAL OF STUDENT :

5. Any student convicted of an offence under section.4 shall be dismissed from the educational institution and such student shall not be admitted in any other educationalinstitution.

SUSPENSION OF STUDENT :

6. Without prejudice to the foregoing provisions, whenever any student complains of ragging to the Head of an Educational institutiton,or to any other person responsible for the management of the educational institution he / she shall inquire into the same immediately and if found true shall suspend the student, who has committed the offence, from the educational institution.

The decision of the Head of the Educational Institution or the person responsible for the management of the Educational

Institution that any student has indulged in ragging under sub-section (1) shall be final.

DEEMED ABETMENT

7. If the head of the educational institution or the person responsible for the management of the educational institution failsor neglects to take action in the manner specified in subsection

(1) of section 6 when a complaint or ragging is made, such person shall be deemed to have abetted the offence of ragging and shall be punished as provided for in Section 4.

ANTI - RAGGING COMMITTEE 2016 - 2017

Convener Dr.G. JONAS GUNASEKARAN, Principal
Members:
1. Representative from Civil Administration : Mr. T. Azhakarsamy,
Tahsildar,
Tharangambadi T.K.
Porayar - 609 307.
Mobile: 9445000621
2. Representation from Police Administration : Mr.B. SenthilMurugan,
Inspector of Police,
Tharangambadi T.K.
Porayar - 609 307.
Mobile: 9443526596
3. Representation from Local Media : Mr. Venkataramani,
News Reporter
Tharangambadi T.K.
Porayar - 609 307.
Mobile: 9444229037
4. Representation from NGO : Mr.P. Natarajan,
Executive Secretary
Voluntary Establishment for Total Rural Improvement, (NGO)
Tharangambadi T.K.
Porayar - 609 307.
Mobile: 9659909125
5. Representation from Faculty members : Dr.D. Julius Vijayakumar
Associate Prof. of History,
T.B.M.L. College,
Porayar - 609 307.
Mobile: 9443124237
6. Representation from Non - Teaching Staff : Mr.P. Sugumaran,
Jr. Asst.
T.B.M.L. College,
Porayar - 609 307.
Mobile: 9443850430
7. Representation from Parents : Mr.E. Ali Rahuman,
418/2, Sakthi Nagar,
Thittai Road,
Sirkali.
Mobile: 9244311410
8. Representation from Senior Students : CC. Sudhakar
NCC Cadet Captain,
T.B.M.L. College,
Porayar - 609 307.
Mobile: 9688715171
9. Representation from I Year Students Mr.R. Ranjith Kumar
I B.A., History,
T.B.M.L. College,
Porayar - 609 307.
Mobile:..

ANTI - RAGGING SQUAD 2016 - 2017

Convener Dr.G. JONAS GUNASEKARAN, Principal
Dr. A.S. Paul Ravindaran,
Head of the Department
Department of Zoology
T.B.M.L. College,
Porayar - 609 307.
Mobile: 9994038851
Mrs.M. Hannah Gladys
Associate Prof. of English
T.B.M.L. College,
Porayar - 609 307.
Mobile: 9894631922
SLt. Dr. W. Raja Solomon,
NCC Officer,
T.B.M.L. College,
Porayar - 609 307.
Mobile: 9944115930
Dr.Mrs. V. Breeta Jasmine
Head of the Dept. of Tamil
T.B.M.L. College,
Porayar - 609 307.
Mobile: 9940909391
Dr. A. XaviourSelvakumar
Dy. Warden, Mens Hostel,
T.B.M.L. College,
Porayar - 609 307.
Mobile: 9442182802
Mr. R. Chinaiyah
Assistant Prof. in Computer Science,
T.B.M.L. College,
Porayar - 609 307.
Mobile: 9443076710
Mr.P. Gurumoorthy,
Superintendent
T.B.M.L. College,
Porayar - 609 307.
Mobile: 9865792321
Mrs. Jayapackiyavathy
Dy. Warden, Women's Hostel,
T.B.M.L. College,
Porayar - 609 307.
Mobile: 9940909391
Mr.M. Arivazhagan,
Staff i/c Security,
T.B.M.L. College,
Porayar - 609 307.
Mobile: 9940909391