The High Court today directed the government to form an anti-ragging committee and squad at all the educational institutions especially the universities and those affiliated colleges across the country in next three months.
The court passed the order in order to prevent ragging and protect the student's life and dignity.
The court also issued a rule asking the authorities concerned of the government to explain in four weeks why their failure to frame a guideline to prevent ragging at the educational institutions should not be declared illegal.
The HC bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Md Mostafizur Rahman came up with the order and rule following a writ petition filed by Supreme Court lawyer advocate Ishrat Hasan on Wednesday seeking necessary order.
During the hearing today, she told the court that the activities of ragging in the educational institutions have become a culture and therefore first year students are traumatised.
The authorities concerned are not taking effective steps to prevent ragging, she said, adding that India has introduced a law to prevent ragging in the institutions.
Advocate Ishrat prayed to the HC to pass necessary order on the authorities concerned of the government to ban ragging in the academic institutions.