President Pratibha Patil on Wednesday made a strong pitch for putting an end to the "disgraceful" practice of ragging in the country and said this should have no place in centres of learning and intellectual pursuits.
The President chose the annual convocation of the Manipal University here to make an earnest appeal to students and educational institutions alike to stop students facing harassment on educational campuses.
"Practices like ragging and harassing should find no place in educational institutions. I earnestly request institutions and students to stop forthwith ragging which is one of the most disgraceful practices," she told a gathering of students and academicians..........Click for more
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