KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Monday made it clear that political activities on campuses cannot be tolerated. Since 2002, the High Court had been repeatedly saying politics cannot be allowed on campuses, a Division Bench orally observed and said the order issued last week was not the first one in this regard.
The Bench observed that every activity has its own place. The court made the observation when the contempt of court petition filed by T P Abbas, principal, MES college, Ponnani came up for hearing. On October 10, the Bench had held that politics or political activities cannot be permitted in academic institutions.Jishnu K, unit secretary of SFI, was present before the court. His counsel sought time to file an affidavit in the case and the court adjourned the case to Friday.