Thoothukudi Sterlite firing of 2018 a scar on democracy, we should never forget: Madras High Court

"Without meaning disrespect, yes, the protest may not have been legal or legitimate, but citizens cannot be fired on the behalf of any corporate body," the Chief Justice added.
Madrad HC, Vedanta Sterlite Thoothukudi
Madrad HC, Vedanta Sterlite Thoothukudi

The 2018 police firing on unarmed civilians protesting against Vedanta Sterlite's copper smelting plant at Thoothukudi is a scar on democracy and must not be forgotten, the Madras High Court emphasized on Monday. (Henri Tiphagne v. NHRC and ors).

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