2001 ALL SCR 468

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Writ Petition (Civil) 656 of 1998

3rd August, 2001

DR. A.S. ANAND, J.

R.C. LAHOTI, J.

K.G. BALAKRISHNAN, J.

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VISHWA JAGRITI MISSION THROUGH PRESIDENT

CENTRAL GOVERNMENT THROUGH CABINET SECRETARY AND ORS.

Education, Interest, Ragging, Statement, Writ Petition

JUDGMENT:- 2001 Supp(1) SCR 297 The following Order of the Court was delivered:

Learned counsel for the petitioner submits that this petition, which was filed in public interest highlighting the menace prevailing in the educational institutions of the country in the matter of ragging of fresh students has achieved its purpose through the order of the Court dated 4th May, 2001. He submits that nothing further is required to be done in so far as this petition is concerned except that the respondents be directed to give wide publicity to the suggested guide-lines of the Court as contained in that order.

2. The learned Additional Solicitor General, who appears for the respondents, submits that the needful shall be done. We record the statement and dispose of the writ petition as settled in terms of the order of the Court dated 4th May, 2001, which is made absolute.