Chennai, Aug 12: The Madras High Court on Sunday permitted the Tamil Eelam Supporters’ Organisation (TESO) to go ahead with its conference at the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) grounds, Royapettah in Chennai.
A Division Bench, comprising Justice Elipe Dharmarao and Justice M. Venugopal stayed an order of the Chennai city police denying permission to hold the conference at the YMCA grounds. The Bench allowed the meet to go on at the same venue, but imposed some conditions.
A special sitting was held for about an hour in the High Court on Sunday. The Bench heard P. Wilson, senior counsel for the petitioner, a member of TESO, and the Advocate General, A Navaneethakrishnan.
On Friday, a Division Bench consisting of Justices Elipe Dharma Rao and M Venugopal had directed the Chennai Police Commissioner to consider the application seeking permission after rejecting permission. Against this, J Anbalagan, MLA and member, TESO, filed a writ petition