The United Democratic Front (UDF) has called a day-long hartal in Thiruvananthapuram from 6 am to 6 pm on Wednesday, September 28.
The dawn-to-dusk hartal has been called following the clash between police and supporters of Kerala Students Union (KSU) and Youth Congress at secretariat in the capital city on Tuesday morning.
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The protesters reportedly pelted stones and eggs at police following which security personnel fired tear gas shells and resorted to lathicharge.
Dean Kuriakose and CR Mahesh, on an indefinite hunger strike for the past eight days, were admitted to Thiruvananthapuram Government Medical College after the incident. The protest was against the fee hike in private medical colleges.