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For the 1973 Indian film, see Ragging (film).

Ragging is a practice similar to hazing in educational institutions. The word is mainly used in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Ragging involves existing students baiting or bullying new students. It often takes a malignant form wherein the newcomers may be subjected to psychological or physical torture.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Newsletter" (PDF). Society Against Violence in Education. February 2008. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Approach of jadavpur university towards ragging" (PDF). Jadavpur University. 2008-09.  Check date values in: |date= (help)

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