Ernakulam: It has been reported that, in connection with the violent clashes held at Ernakulam Maharajas College, the institution has suspended 21 students as part of disciplinary actions. The suspended students reportedly include 13 affiliated with the Kerala Students’ Union (KSU) – Fraternity Movement and 8 affiliated with the Students’ Federation of India (SFI), based on an internal investigation conducted by the college authorities. The report also mentions that they are only allowed to enter the campus to submit their statements before the investigation panel.
Due to the violent clash situation at Maharajas College, the authorities closed the institution from January 19 and reopened it on January 24. However, upon the resumption of classes, there was notably low attendance. Some students expressed fear in attending classes amidst the ongoing violence.
Despite the reopening, several students filed complaints calling for the removal of Assistant Professor Nizamuddin from the Arabic department. The students alleged that he had connections with the clashes and had also misbehaved with female students in the college. In this challenging situation, students at the college are expressing concerns about their studies, especially with upcoming examinations.