Police register case against Lakshmi Nair for casteist remarkstext_fields
Thiruvananthapuram: A case was registered under SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act against Lakshmi Nair, Principal of Kerala Law Academy Law College, where the students are on strike since the past 20 days, demanding her resignation.
The case has been registered under Sect 31 (s) of the SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act, which was a non-bailable offence, police said.
The case was registered on a complaint of harassment by some students for calling them by their caste names.
A group of Students of the Kerala Law Academy Law College, a private management institution, are on a war path since the past 20 days protesting against the alleged harassment and demanding the removal of the Principal, who is the daughter of a close relative of a former CPI(M) MLA.