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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2640

Dr. Subramanian Swamy assaulted by Tamil Nadu pro-LTTE lawyers

Chennai, 17 February, (Asiantribune.com): Indian Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy was manhandled and abused by a group of lawyers supporting Sri Lanka’s terrorist organization LTTE in a court room at the Madras High Court today. Dr. Swamy has already  urged  the Centre to Impose President Rule immediately in Tamil Nadu. Dr. Swamy has already urged the Centre to Impose President Rule immediately in Tamil Nadu.

A group of of pro-LTTE advocates entered the court hall of Justice P K Mishra and K Chandru, while they were hearing a petition in connection with the 'Chidambaram temple case', in which Swamy was present to plead himself.

Shouting pro-LTTE slogans, the advocates hurled eggs and manhandled him in the presence of the two judges.

They drove out a police officer present in the court and bolted the door before attacking Dr. Swami. They also did not allow the CRPF security personnel to enter the court.

The pro-LTTE lawyers in the High Court and lower courts in Tamil Nadu have been 'boycotting' court proceedings on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue for the past few weeks.

It should be recalled that recently Dr. Swamy urged the Centre to Impose President Rule immediately in Tamil Nadu.

He also warned that "The administration of Tamil Nadu is today running hither thither like a headless chicken. And all this is happening under the cover of calling for safeguarding human rights of Lanka Tamils.”

- Asian Tribune -

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