Around 150 first-year medical students were forced to shave their heads and walk in a line to the college to salute their seniors at Safai Medical College, Etawah, UP.
A video of the incident, put out by news agency ANI, shows nearly 150 students walking down the streets of Etawah wearing white coats and with their heads shaved. The vice-chancellor of the university, Dr Raj Kumar, said that he would take strict action if there has been any indiscipline. “If there has been any indiscipline,strict action will be taken. Students can approach at least their warden. I’ll keep an eye,” Kumar told news agency ANI.
In another video that has gone viral on social media, the students can be seen offering mock salutes to a group of seniors.
The vice-chancellor said that they have a special squad in place which visits every place in the University to keep ragging in check. “We have a separate dean social welfare for students. We also have a special squad which visits every place in University to keep a check on ragging,” Kumar told ANI.