Assuring that strict action would be taken against the students indulged in ragging in KEM College, Chief Minister Ashok Chavan downplayed the ragging controversy of the movie three idiots defying statements that the ragging at KEM was a cause of the film. Speaking about the ragging incident that took place at KEM College, Chief Minister Ashok Chavan while said that the 17 errant students would be punished but their academic careers should not be harmed. This is what Ashok Chavan had to say when asked if the movie 3 idiots was one of the reasons for ragging done at KEM College. Commenting on the police officers who were caught on camera dancing at an alleged underworld gang’s party on New Year eve, Chief Minister Ashok Chavan said that appropriate action would be taken. BYTE 09.00 to 09.20 Present along with the Chief Minister in the press conference was State Congress Committee Chief Manikrao Thackre and Mumbai Congress President Kripashankar Singh. With cameraperson Raju Sharma, Dhiraj Mishra for NMTV News.
December 7, 2015