Cadres of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) staged a demonstration here on Monday urging the State government to take steps to declare Tamil as official language of the Madras High Court.

Cadres also condemned the State government for arresting the lawyers who went on a fast demanding Tamil to be made the official language of the High court.

The DMK government had failed to get permission for making Tamil as court language during the last four years of rule. “The government is least concerned on this issue,” cadres accused.

Mother tongue

People would be able to understand the laws at least to some extent only if such laws and court judgements were in their mother tongue.

The ruling DMK should obtain Presidential nod for implementing Tamil as the official language of the High Court, cadres said.

Former Minister Thalavai Sundaram led the protest. Senior party functionaries participated in the demonstration.

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