A woman leader of CPI's students' wing, the All India Students Federation (AISF), has alleged that she was beaten up by the goons of the Students Federation of India (SFI). The goons also threatened to rape the girl. SFI is the students' wing of CPI(M).
There was a tussle between the activists of both the students' organisations regarding the senate elections at Mahatma Gandhi University in Kottayam district. AISF had filed candidates against SFI, which irked the goons of SFI. The woman leader has filed a complaint at Gandhinagar police station regarding the incident.
The lady also claimed that the SFI goons touched her inappropriately. She has also pointed out that one of the personal staff of Kerala minister R. Bindu was also involved in the attack.
The videos of SFI goons attacking AISF have gone viral on social media. Interestingly, the flag of SFI has the words like 'Freedom, Democracy and Socialism' written on it!