Kerala government: Announced the formation of the grievance redressal cells in campuses following row over student suicide in Thiruvananthapuram on June 8 (PTI).
Due to the outbreak of the protests over the alleged suicide of an engineering student of a private college in Kottayam district, the Kerala government on Thursday, announces the formation of ‘grievance redressal cells’ to look into complaints lodged by the students in colleges and universities in the state.
Shraddha, a second-year student, was found hanging inside her hostel room on June 2. Students had alleged that some teachers were harassing them in the name of internal tests. But, the college management rejected the charges and said they didn’t know why the student committed such an act.
Student outfits including the Students’ Federation of India (SFI) and KSU had held separate protest marches to the private engineering college in Kanjirappally against the ‘suicide’ of the student.