Madras High Court CJ visits Bharathiar House
Chennai Online - 15 hours ago Puducherry, Mar 22:
Chief Justice of Madras High Court Hemant Laxman Gokhale today visited the poet Subramania Bharathiar museum cum research centre here and paid rich tributes at the his portrait.
The museum has been housed in the premises where the poet resided for nearly 11 years during his political asylum in Puducherry in the early part of the 20th century.
Puducherry government pleader in Madras High Court T Murugesan who accompanied the Chief Justice explained to him the various features of the museum and also the chequered career of the nationalist poet.
A video presentation on the life of the poet and his contributions to the literary world and to the freedom movement was displayed.
Earlier the Chief Justice offered worship at the famous shrine of Sri Manakula Vinayakar and also visited Sri Aurobindo Ashram and paid homage at the samadhis of Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.
Chief Justice was scheduled to visit the new court complex and the Auroville international township later in the evening, official sources said. - Agencies Mar 22, 2009