The Madras High Court has recently ruled that the assembling of the law students in front of the Law College cannot constitute unlawful assembly while quashing all the criminal proceedings against law students who were denied permissions to celebrate the birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
Dr. Bheemrao Ambedkar's work is also useful to members of the legal fraternity as well as to general people. Considering the nature of the grievance raised in the news item, we are treating it as a matter for public interest litigation," the bench said.
The day, also known as National Law Day, is celebrated in India on November 26 every year to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India in November 1949 which came into effect on January 26, 1950.