India: Tamil Nadu High Court Permits Water Protests


Tamil Nadu’s High Court has ordered Chennai Commissioner of Police to permit Arappor Iyakkam, a non-profit charity, to hold protests in the city of Chennai and near Valluvarkottam June 30. Justice N Anand Venkatesh has supported the protesters right to protest and stated that the issue “is a burning issue about which the people must be made aware. The government is making all its efforts to ensure that water is supplied to the nook and corner of the city”.