- College suspended 2 students who were living together
- Need to maintain discipline, says college principal
- High Court agrees, woman student loses appeal
"This is not a mere case of falling in love; but two students taking the drastic step of eloping and living together without even contracting a marriage... (The college) management's concern to ensure discipline in educational institution cannot be brushed aside," the court said in its order.
In January, she was "indefinitely suspended" along with her boyfriend, who is 19, after college officials realized the couple was living together.
They were located based on a police complaint by their parents who had registered them as missing.
The court has said the couple's rights were not violated, as alleged by the Literature student, who said she was being inordinately punished for doing nothing more than falling in love with another student.
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