Kozhikode (Kerala) [India], Mar. 16 (ANI): The Holi celebrations in Farook College in Kerala’s Calicut turned violent after few students were allegedly assaulted by the college staff members. Also Read - Kerala Govt Decides to Bring Out Ordinance to Withdraw Amendment to Kerala Police Act

The incident took place on Thursday evening when two students were rounded up and beaten by a group of faculties and staff members. Also Read - Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan Puts Controversial State Police Act Amendment on Hold

According to reports, two students sustained injuries and were admitted to Kozhikode Medical College for further treatment. Also Read - Kerala Police Act Amendment Against Freedom of Speech, Says Opposition; CM Defends Move

However, a faculty member also alleged being beaten up by the students.

Earlier, the college management had denied permission to celebrate Holi on campus, citing security reasons.

But after the exams, a group of students decided to celebrate the festival of colours, which is believed to have irked the management.

A case has been registered in this regard and a probe is underway. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.