A book on one of Mylapore’s famous lawyers, S. Pichai is to be released next week in the city.
Titled ‘Memoirs of a Mylapore Lawyer’ and written by writer-historian Randor Guy, the book will be launched on March 28 evening at a private hotel in Egmore.
Gracing this event is Justice F M Ibrahim Kalifulla of the Supreme Court and Justice P R Gokulakrishnan, former chief justice of the Madras and the Gujarat High Courts.
Other guests include senior advocate B Sriramulu, Justice V Ratnam, auditor G Narayanaswamy, and Congress MP and senior advocate B S Gnanadesikan.
Pichai, a resident of Dr. Ranga Road made a name for himself at the High Court and Supreme Court, handling both civil and criminal cases from the 50s to the 80s.
Says Randur Guy, “He handled a number of fascinating cases including the insolvency case of actress Vennira Adai Nirmala.”
A web site is also dedicated to Pichai. The URL – mylaporelawyerpichai.org