Alappuzha : Strong protest against Deepa Nishanth designated as judge in State School Kalolsavam. Students who protested were arrested. Different students organization including ABVP protested.
Police lathi charged against the students created tension in the region. Many students got injured in the conflict. Deepa reached the stage as judge for Malayalam essay writing competition, Deepa returned immediately after evaluating the essays.
3 Judges including Deepa were shifted because of protest. The public was provoked on the grounds of Deepa being accused for poem plagiarism.
Meanwhile the organizers tried to explain that Deepa Nishanth was included as a judge on the basis of she herself being a renovated writer.