On Tuesday, Saseendra became the first woman in Kerala to drive the official vehicle of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan as he took the salute at a passing-out parade at the Ramavarmapuram Police Academy in Thrissur.
The injured have been admitted to hospitals in Mattanur and Thalassery. The condition of one of the CPI(M) is said to be serious. It is being verified who started off the clash, a senior police official said.
The move comes in the wake of a high court order last year, which directed the health department to take extra care in certification of brain deaths and ensure that hospitals stuck to highest standards of medical ethics.