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Madras High Court judge recuses from case after lawyer says judge should not hear case like "Thanjavur Landlord"

"When I sought for a clarification regarding a statement in the affidavit, learned counsel would contend that I am under obligation to hear him as per the socialistic idea and not as a Thanjavur Landlord."

A terse order from September 17, that perhaps may lack some context, points to the recusal of a Madras High Court judge from hearing a case after a lawyer remarked that the judge ought not to hear the matter like a "Thanjavur Landlord."

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