After the High Court of Madras ordered that the building cannot be demolished, the LIC has decided to take the matter to the Supreme Court. In the meanwhile, thanks to the botched up attempt at demolition by LIC, which led to the court case in the first place, the building has been without a roof for several years. But such is the strength of the construction that it is still standing. And it is for this structure that the Corporation has gladly given a worthy of demolition certificate! The Heritage Conservation Committee appointed by the Government of Tamil Nadu continues to hibernate