HC stays conduct of Kerala and MG university examinations due to Covid spread


The interim order stating the stay was passed by Justice Raja Vijayaraghavan based on a petition filed by NSS General Secretary G Sukumaran Nair.

Kochi: The High Court has stayed Kerala and Mahatma Gandhi Universities from conducting examinations in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta and Kottayam districts till February 8 due to the spike in Covid cases in the state. Practical examinations were also stopped. The interim order stating the stay was passed by Justice Raja Vijayaraghavan based on a petition filed by NSS General Secretary G Sukumaran Nair.

The petition stated that the conduct of examination in the aforementioned districts that belong to the C category would lead to the spread of Covid. G Sukumaran Nair approached the court as no decision was taken despite filing a petition to the Higher Education Secretary.

MG and Kerala Universities informed that the examinations have been postponed.

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