‘No Ragging At VIMSAR, Just A Brawl Between Students’

Sambalpur: The VSS Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Burla on Friday categorically stated that no incident of ragging took place inside its campus rather it was the fallout of  a brawl between students outside campus.

Carrying out probe into the allegations of ragging lodged with the Anti-Ragging Cell of University Grants Comission, New Delhi,the anti-ragging committee of VIMSAR Burla clarified that a fourth year student had actually slapped a second year student at a dhaba outside the campus.

“The matter came to light after instructions were received from MCI Cell for inquiry. It appears that there was a brawl between two students outside campus and anti-ragging committee has conducted a probe into the matter,” said Junior Doctors’ Association (JDA) President, Sanjiv Mishra.

Following the incident, there was a heated argument between the students in the hostel.

“A scuffle broke out between the fourth year and second year student at a dhaba. Later, there was an argument between them in the hostel. After a probe, we found that the fourth year student had slapped the second year student,” said Professor B. Tudu, Chairman of VIMSAR’s Anti-Ragging Cell.

Tudu further informed that the Anti-ragging Cell has recommended action against the fourth year student who has been found guilty.