Lawyers boycott court proceedings in Chennai

Chennai: Lawyers in various courts and tribunals in the Madras High Court campus boycotted court proceedings today to mark the fourth anniversary of clashes between the legal fraternity and police on this day in 2009.

The boycott call was supported by all legal associations, including Madras High Court Advocates Association, Tamil Nadu Advocates Association and Women Lawyers' Association.

Office bearers and members of these associations protested against the incident and later took out a procession on the High Court premises.