This isn't the first time that regulations and directives have been issued by education authorities regarding bullying. The question is if and how the new directive can make a difference.
In the absence of a policy to act as a deterrent, ragging goes on unchecked at some public universities, as the authorities concerned seem indifferent to the need for curbing the menace.
Starting university is always a very exciting and important step in a student’s life. But Mahmud (not his real name) remembers his initial days on the campus for all the wrong reasons.
Education Minister Dipu Moni says she is deeply saddened, shocked and ashamed over the murder of Buet student Abrar Fahad, who was brutally killed allegedly by Bangladesh Chhatra League.