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Over hundred lawyers injured in lathi charge by Tamil Nadu police

karunanidhiChennai, Feb 19 (ANI): Over 100 lawyers were reportedly injured outside the Madras High Court on Thursday after the police lathicharged them for attacking Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy.
The trouble began when advocates who had gone to the police station within the court premises to lodge a complaint against Janata party president Subramaniam Swamy.
They were then surrounded by the police in connection with the attack on Swamy in the court two days ago.

This led to heated exchanges between lawyers and the police, leading to lathicharge.
A division bench of the court had earlier ordered for an enquiry into the attack on Swamy by advocates.
The lawyers have been demanding the Central Governments intervention in stopping the war in Sri Lanka. (ANI)


Jayalalitha cancels birthday celebrations for Eelam Tamils


Jayalalitha, the principal opposition leader and former Chief Minister in Tamil Nadu announced Sunday her decision to cancel her birthday celebrations on 24 February in view of the massive and tragic killings of Tamils in Sri Lanka for the past six months.

She also announced that her party would support the efforts to create a ceasefire and to save the rights and lives of Eelam Tamils.