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Medical students of MKCG Medical College and Hospital staged dharna

Berhampur:22/10/17: Medical students of MKCG Medical College and Hospital staged dharna whole night in front of the college alleging ragging by their seniors.

The second year students were allegedly tortured by senior students in the college campus and hostel. According to reports, a junior student after completing his first year at the MKCG Medical College was shifted to hostel where the senior students were staying. The victim alleged that he was beaten up by the seniors. He was asked to tonsure his head.

Protesting ragging, the junior students sat on all-night dharna demanding arrest of senior students involved in ragging.

“We all were physically tortured by the seniors, they asked us to cut hairs, and we were beaten up. All the second year students cut their hair. We will sit on dharna till arrest of the accused,” said the junior students.

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