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A Kerala college magazine titled Seasons 2015 has been withdrawn by the college authorities because of a section in it that uses words insulting women.

Bibin Bobachan, the editor of the annual magazine of St Johns College in Anchal in Kollam, has been reportedly suspended for including a section titled "Campus Nikhandu" (Campus Dictionary). Page number 105 of the magazine had a compilation of words that are commonly used by youngsters with double meaning disrespecting women.

The magazine was unveiled by novelist and short story writer Benyamin in September, but was distributed to the students recently. Many students reacted against the anti-women remarks forcing the authorities to withdraw the magazine.

Earlier, Government Polytechnic College in Kunnamkulam, Thrissur district, had triggered a controversy for allegedly listing Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi among 13 people under the section "Negative Faces" in the annual college magazine Litsokniga –2012-13.

The list also had former American President George Bush, Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran, sandalwood smuggler Veerappan, Al-Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden and terrorist Ajmal Kasab, among others.

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