The Madras High Court directed police to register a case against DMDK chief and Opposition Leader in the Tamil Nadu Assembly Vijayakant, if a cognizable offence is made out on a complaint against him for using "Captain" before his name.
Unruly scenes were witnessed in a court here on Monday as some Public Prosecutors, supporters and counsel of DMDK leader Vijayakant allegedly exchanged blows when he appeared before it in a defamation case.
AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa and DMDK
founder Vijaykant have flouted the model code of conduct by
making personal attacks against TN Chief Minister M
Karunanidhi and his family, claimed the DMK
Actor-politician Vijayakant, whose
party DMDK is a constituent of the AIADMK-led alliance, has
stirred up a controversy after allegedly assaulting his party
candidate in full public view during his election campaign.