Author Topic: Kerala HC’s Order on Campus Politics – More Political than Legal  (Read 280 times)

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Sojan Francis v. M.G. University (2003 (2) KLT 582

In the above case, the kerala HC order that Political activism is strictly banned in the campus. Students are forbidden to organise or attend meetings other than the official ones. Students resorting to strikes are strictly prohibited from entering the verandah of the building or the classrooms. Upholding the validity of the above clause in a college disciplinary manual, the Kerala High Court has held that it is a reasonable restriction permissible under Art. 19 (1) (a) or (c) of the Indian Constitution. In other words, politics is banned in colleges.

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