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List of Incidents in Tamil Nadu -> Defamation -> 2016
Madras HC asks Stalin, Vijayakanth and Anbumani to appear in court on defamation cases
Madras High Court on Friday asked opposition party leaders and two newspapers to appear before the court in connection to the multiple defamation suits filed by the Tamil Nadu government.

In the past few months following the Chennai floods, the government had filed numerous defamation cases against those who criticised the alleged mismanagement on part of the government to minimize damage and provide relief to the citizens.