Madras High Court comes to the aid of law graduate denied enrolment citing criminal cases for anti-Sterlite protest

There is a "colossal difference between complaining that a person is acting against the Government and that person is protesting the Policies of the Government", the Court observed in its order.

The Madras High Court recently came to the aid of a law graduate who was denied enrolment as an advocate on account of 85 cases lodged against him for his alleged involvement in various protests, including public demonstrations for the closure of Vedanta's Sterlite Copper plant in Thoothukudi (K Siva v. The Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry and ors)

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