- Apprentice Lawyer
Certain remarks on judges made by S Gurmurthy, Editor of the Tamil weekly Thuglak, have prompted two lawyers in Tamil Nadu to call for the initiation of criminal contempt proceedings against him.
A petition has been filed in the Madras High Court by Advocate P Pugalenthi, urging the Court to take action on its own motion.
Another lawyer, Advocate S Doraisamy, has written to the Advocate General seeking consent under Section 15(1)(b) of the Contempt of Courts Act, 1971 to initiate criminal contempt proceedings against Gurumurthy.
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