Subject: [ToI] Ragging: Some superhit formulae
Ragging: Some superhit formulae
TIMES NEWS NETWORK
[ TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2005 01:04:02 AM ]
Ragging, is a lot of sweat for senior
students too! After all to make the introduction sessions funny yet not
offensive, is no mean task. However, Lucknow's colleges have no dearth of
novelty when it comes to having some harmless fun at the expense of the
Propose a senior: Probably, is the most popular way to rag
the fachchas. The senior students ask the new entrants to propose to one of
their classmates or just any girl or boy sitting alone. The funny and sarcastic
comments given to the poor and nervous boy or girl undergoing the ordeal,
usually has the onlookers laughing aloud.
Dance for athanni-chavanni:
A senior explains to juniors that to their left is an athanni and to their right
a chavanni and that that they should move their waist in the directions
indicated by the coins. The seniors then chant 'athanni, chavanni' in quick
succession. Most freshers give latkas and jhatkas of a lifetime during this
waist twisting session.
Measure with a match-stick: In this a first
year student is asked to measure the longest part of the campus with a
match-stick. This surely is hard labour for new entrants.
Pressure: Another one of it's kind ragging funda where students are asked to
assume themselves to be pressure-cooker with high pressure inside and then are
asked to whistle like a cooker.
Pun intended: To make fuchchas sound
seriously funny, seniors ask the first year students to introduce themselves in
detail but by a...
dding a particular takiya kalam like 'gayi bhains paani mein'
after every sentence. Now, imagine how interesting the introductions would be:
'I am Saurabh Sinha gayi bhains pani mein.' 'I secured 92 per cent in my XII
class gayi bhains paani mein.' 'I have joined B Sc in LU gayi bhains paani
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