Conflict-prone situation: Maharaja’s College and hostel to remain closed for two weeks


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A scene from last day's conflict | screengrab - Mathrubhuminews

Ernakulam: In a move to avert unfortunate incidents in the wake of clash that erupted between the Students Federation of India (SFI) and Kerala Students Union (KSU) over the murder of an SFI activist in Idukki, Maharaja’s College and hostel in Ernakulam have been closed for two weeks. Notably, police had directed the college authorities to close the college for two weeks and the decision regarding same was taken in the College Council conference held on Tuesday. Along with that, a three-member committee has been constituted for looking into the complaints raised by the students. Due to conflict-prone situations, police were deployed in Maharajas’s College, Law College and St. Teresa's College.

11 students were injured in the clash between SFI and KSU activists on Monday here. Among the injured, 10 were from KSU while one was from SFI. The injured are undergoing medical treatment. The force from Ernakulam Central Police Station intervened and maintained the order of the place.

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