When justice is provided, the moral duty is fulfilled. At times of low hope, the following incidents of the Madras High Court’s judgments restore our faith in the judiciary
1) Learn about homosexuality
To see a lawmaker accept that his perspective on a certain matter could be flawed is rare, a Madras High Court juror N Anand Venkatesh did just that, to understand the concept of homosexuality better he decided to take psycho-education.
2) Stressing over equal right to live
It was so consolidating to see the High Court stress in the ruling “When it comes to life, there should be no VIP culture“ that resources should not be distributed in terms of wealth and everyone has the equal right to live.
3) Bold ruling on election campaigns
“Your institution is singularly responsible for the situation today. No action is taken against political parties raking out rallies despite court orders. Your officials should be booked on murder charges probably” this was madras high court’s reaction supporting the heated public about the election campaigns conducted by political parties.
4) Questioning the state’s authority
The Court questioned the state’s authority concerning the current situation of the state “Why are we in the present situation? What happened during the last 12 to 14 months? Why? Why are we jumping into action at the end of April to ensure that June becomes better?”.
5) Water pollution will turn into poison
Hearing a plea about the water pollution, the Madras High Court bench said “Can’t leave the world so toxic that we breed the future only to poison” their worry and acceptance regarding the issue was a ray of hope for those fighting over the cause.
6) Rescuing the same-sex couple
When parents opposed the same-sex couple the Madras high court came to their rescue and, Justice N Anand Venkatesh made the following statement, “To be open, I am also trying to break my preconceived notions about this issue…What is required for the present is an understanding of the issue in hand”.
These liberal statements by the Madras high court have lit the flame of hope for a better future.