#7Incidents in the tumultuous history of the Madras High Court

Madras High Court

The date is February 19, 2009, the battlefield is the Madras High Court. Relations between the police and the Bar have plunged to an all-time low, and with it, the rich culture of one of the oldest institutions in the country. Advocates, who have just set a police station ablaze, are now hurling stones at policemen. In turn, the policemen are countering with lathicharges and tear gas.

A sitting judge, Justice Arumuga Perumal Adityan, is shown being pulled away . . .

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