Directive to stop ‘Rag Day’ in university
Published: 12:17 PM, 5 July 2022
Following the High Court's verdict, all public and private universities in the country have been directed to stop celebrating 'Rag Day'.
University Grants Commission (UGC) member Professor Dr Biswajit Chand confirmed the information on Monday night.
He said the UGC instructed the universities to stop Rag Day celebration following a High Court verdict.
An office order signed by UGC's private university division director Md Omar Faruque on Monday night directed to stop the celebration of Rag Day at the private university.
It said that an order of Writ Petition No. 4515/2022 of the High Court Division of the Supreme Court directed to immediately stop all sorts of obscenity, nudity, DJ party, indecent behaviour, cruel and prohibited activities and bullying in the name of celebrating Rag Day in all educational institutions of the country.
The order further said that all the private universities have been directed to take necessary steps to stop such activities immediately as per the directions mentioned by the High Court Division.