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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