Kochi

Save University College: panel to submit report soon

The independent judicial commission instituted by the Save University College campaign following the suicide attempt by a student of the institution will submit its report by the end of July.

A sitting of the commission, headed by former Kerala High Court judge P.K. Shamsuddin, was held here on Tuesday. K. Aravindakshan, former Principal of Maharaja’s College, Ernakulam, who appeared before the Commission recommended stringent steps to ensure democratic functioning of student unions on campuses.

P.T. Thomas, MLA, said campus politics should not be banned, but efforts need to be made to recreate democratic spaces on campuses.

The term of the committee is two months. A sitting of the committee will be held in Kozhikode this month. The independent commission was appointed by Save University College campaign, which is being spearheaded by activists, former faculty members, and alumni of the college.

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