The hartal was announced after six Congress workers were injured in an attack allegedly carried out by DYFI-CPM workers on Monday night.
The party is set to strengthen its campaigns and agitations against communalism in the wake of SFI leader Abhimanyu’s murder at Maharaja’s College on Monday, came down heavily on SDPI.
The killing of Abhimanyu, a 20-year-old student and SFI activist, at the Maharajas College in Ernakulam has put the spotlight on what the absence of healthy politics in the campus can lead to.
Abhimanyu was writing welcome messages and an argument between the two groups over graffiti on the walls booked by the SFI resulted in the clash.
A chemistry student of Maharaja’s College in Ernakulam, Abhimanyu lost his life to campus politics.
Hadiya converted to Islam and is now under house arrest after her marriage was annulled by the High Court.