Kozhikode: ABVP students of Zamorin's Guruvayurappan college on Saturday burnt the college magazine alleging it was against the college tradition and Indian judiciary.
The magazine titiled” Vishva Vikhyatha Theri” analyses the politics behind lewd jokes in Malayalam. It examines why backward class do not get noticed when compared to upper class in society while presenting obscene jokes.
The students who worked in bringing out the magazine said the “Bharanipppattu” (bawdy songs sung at Kodungallur temple during festival), is evidence to prove the diversity of our culture.
Student Editor of the magazine said the ABVP activists burnt the magazine alleging it tarnished the tradition of the college by using obscene language.
The protestors also raised the allegation that the magazine questioned even the Indian judiciary by discussing about death sentence.
At the same time, the magazine committee opined that the burning of the magazine shows that intorerence has rasied its ugly head in their college also.