Legal ‘Case against Vedanta was always legally tenable’, activists hail Madras HC ruling Updated : August 18, 2020 02:49 PM IST In the aftermath of the court’s ruling, the protesters have hailed the fairness of the Madras High Court bench. In May 2018, the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board issued orders to shut down the plant in the aftermath of violent protests in the district, which left 13 protesters killed in police firing. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.