Anand Sarma, the victim of the ragging incident that has taken Dibrugarh University by storm, successfully underwent an operation on Thursday, according to hospital authorities.
The surgery was conducted under the expert observation of specialist Dr. Pannalal. The surgery was done to fix his backbone which was shattered as he jumped off the second floor of his hostel to save himself from ragging by seniors.
According to reports, the long procedure began at 10 am today morning and was successfully completed.
It may be noted that a high-level committee has been formed after the unfortunate incident of ragging that unfolded in Dibrugarh University in Assam on November 27.
This comes after a student jumped off the second floor of a hostel after being thrashed in the name of ragging by senior-year students at Padmanath Gohain Baruah Hostel in Dibrugarh University.
The committee formed will have to submit a report within three days. According to reports, it will be chaired by Kartik Chandra Dutta, retired Principal of Sibsagar Commerce College.
Moreover, the committee will consist of five members. They are retired professor of Dibrugarh University, Dr. Pradip Kumar Baruah, retired professor of Kakojan College, Dr. Deepak Kumar Sharma.
In addition, the committee will also include retired Dibrugarh University executive member, Bijoy Krishna Pasoni, alongside Dr. Bhajel Sonowal as the coordinator.
Anand Sarma, a junior-year student in Dibrugarh University’s commerce department jumped off the second floor of the hostel to save himself from brutal assault by seniors in the name of ragging, injuring himself seriously.
He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he is currently fighting for life and is under strict observation.
There were two other juniors alongside Sarma, who were reportedly victims of ragging. Following the incident, the family members of the victim registered a complaint after which the accused were taken into custody.