D.K.M COLLEGE FOR WOMEN, VELLORE
WOMEN DEVELOPMENT CELL
REPORT ON LEGAL AWARENESS PROGRAMME ON ANTI -RAGGING
Date: 23 July 2019
Venue: D-Block Conference hall
Time: 4-5 pm
Women Developoment Cell and Anti-Ragging Cell in association with District Legal Services Authority, Vellore organized a “Legal Awareness Programme on Anti -ragging” on 23rd July 2019 at D-Block Conference Hall . The Chief guests of this programme were Mrs. S.Selva Sundari, Principal District and sessions Judge, District Legal Service Authority, Mr. S.Gunasekar, Chief Additional District and Sessions Judge, Mr.R.Kanagaraj, Secretary, Sub Judge and Mr. K. Anandan, Additional Sub Judge, Vellore. The Programme started with Tamizh thai vazhthu. Dr. K.Devi, Head and Associate Professor, Department of Zoology, Co-ordinator of Anti-Ragging Cell, welcomed the gathering which was followed by honouring the guests.
Mrs. S.Selva Sundari,Principal District and Sessions Judge in her presidential address explained various forms of Ragging, Ragging in educational institutions and its adverse effect on the lives of the affected students. She emphasized that the students should aware that ragging in any forms- Physical, Verbal, Gestural, is a punishable offence. She motivated the students should be courage to face any situations in their life.
Mr.S.Guna sekar, Chief Additional District and |Sessions Jude gave a clear picture about the sections and sub sections of Indian Penal Code that covers Ragging Practices. Mr. R.Kanagaraj, Secretary, Sub Judge explained the case laws related to Ragging. Mr. K.Anandhan, Additional Sub Judge, gave explanations about penalties and imprisonment for those indulging in such activities.
Nearly 300 Students from Department of BBA, B.Com, B.Com (CA), B.Sc (Maths) participated and benefitted from this programme and vote of thanks was proposed by Mr. Sathish raj, Junior Assistant, District Legal Service Authorities, Vellore. The programme concluded with National Anthem.