Madras High Court declines to quash case against RS Bharathi for allegedly casteist remarks about judges from SC/ST communities

".... such statement leads inference as if except the alms rendered by the Dravidian Progressive Federation, the members from Scheduled Caste would not have been become a Judge of the High Court."
RS Bharathi, Madras high court
RS Bharathi, Madras high court

The Madras High Court recently declined to quash criminal proceedings initiated against Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) organising secretary RS Bharathi over a speech made last year in which he had allegedly made disrespectful statements against members of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes (SC/ST) as well as SC/ST High Court Judges (RS Bharathi v. The State and anr).

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