11th September, 2011 was the day Paramakudi resident Valiswamy’s wife Gayatri gave birth to their first child. However the Gomathinayagam Commission of Enquiry constituted by the then AIADMK government gave a clean chit to the police, though the then DGP Vaikunth himself had a different opinion. Though police filed a case against Muthuramalinga Thevar for alleged involvement in the conspiracy to murder Immanuel Sekaran, he was finally acquitted. Tail Piece: On the issue of death sentence for Rajiv Gandhi’s killers, Jayalalithaa changed her mind overnight and brought a resolution in the Assembly recommending clemency for them. The District Collector’s response to our fact finding team’s query on the issue was that John Pandian’s arrival in Paramakudi would have sparked off a law and order problem and hence he had to issue orders to detain Pandian. Villain is also from the Annachi caste. (12)Â The irresponsible caste politics played by the Dravidian parties since the 1960s quite often triggered caste conflicts. (11)Â The CulpritsÂ Dalits have been perennially facing discrimination in Tamil Nadu and the blame must be shared by1.Â Â Â Â Â Dravidian & Communist politicians2.Â Â Â Â Â Church & Christian NGOsÂ and3.Â Â Â Â Â Dalit leaders.Â All of them exploit the dalits for self-aggrandizement. All these so-called dalit leaders have done nothing notable for the progress of their community, but have been misleading them through the path of violence. Name of Potential Mediator Mr. Guru Govind. This led to the landlords opting for outside labourers, resulting in frequent clashes between the locals and outside labourers. While three members gave a clean chit to the police, the fourth member R. Christdos Gandhi, Adi-Dravidar Welfare Secretary, put the blame on the police and â€œothersâ€ and recommended action against them. Paramakudi policefiring: toll rises to seven; Jayalalithaa orders judicial probe, http://www.theindiadaily.com/paramakudi-police-firing-toll-rises-to-seven-jayalalithaa-orders-judicial-probe/, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1957_Ramnad_riots, 7. Communists have their own way of playing caste politics. (18). He does nothing for the community. They were tortured when they went in support of another dalit who was cheated of Rs.2000/- by the panchayat president who had promised to get a land allotted to him through a government scheme. Â Â Dravidian & Communist PoliticiansÂ The Dravidian parties in Tamil Nadu have been trumpeting for over five decades that they have achieved so-called Social Justice. The police action against Dalits who had gathered at Paramakudi on September 11 to pay homage to their icon Immanuel Sekaran has left indelible … The Pallars (people belonging to the Pallar caste) constitute the largest among the 76 Scheduled Castes of Tamil Nadu. Some major incidents after independence include:1.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Mudukulathur Massacre of 19572.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Kilvenmani Massacre of January19693.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Kodiyankulam Incident of 31 August 19954.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Melvalavu Massacre of 25 July 19975.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Gundupatti Incident of 19986.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Tambraparani River tragedy of 23 July 19997.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Thinniyam Incident of 25 October 2002Â The Mudukulathur incident of 1957 is significant as it involved both Muthuramalinga Thevar and Immanuel Sekaran. The affluent castes, particularly the OBCs, must be removed from the reservation-list. Eraiyur echo: Churches inCuddalore, Villupuram locked, http://news.chennaionline.com/newsitem.aspx?NEWSID=3c933ccb-805b-4475-8943-2378416af178&CATEGORYNAME=CHN, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Immanuvel_Devendrar, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U._Muthuramalingam_Thevar. Finally public pressure forced Thirumavalavan to approach the High Court, which allowed entry for dalits. (13) Â In Tamil Nadu, dalits have been having problems with Vanniyars in the north and Thevars in the south and rarely with other communities such as Reddiars, etc. Lower caste (especially Dalit) assertion has challenged the social status of higher castes and incurred disproportionate, forceful retaliation (or ‘extravagant revenge’) against any caste transgression or resistance). When the two groups clashed and police attempted to restore order, John Pandian’s men started pelting stones on public and private transports. (23) Pon Muthuramalinga Thevar served in Netaji’s INA. He was involved in huge poll related violence with former DMK minister Parithi Ilam Vazhuthi in 2001, when both contested the Egmore constituency. Affirmative action must be taken by diverting funds marked for farcical expenditure (freebies) and social recognition of dalits ensured. (8)Â In February 1998, when the Gundupatti villagers illegally confined the Kodaikanal Panchayat Union chairman Vadivelu of DMK and 6 policemen, the police went to the village and ransacked two areas – Viduthalai Nagar and B-Colony â€“ and allegedly tortured the villagers before rescuing the detained men. (4) Â Â HistoryÂ Caste conflicts and resultant police action in Tamil Nadu are not uncommon. Chief Minister Jayalalithaa gave the same information in the assembly. Space allotted for Dalits in print media will… Puratchi Bharathamhttp://puratchibharatham-mahindran.blogspot.com/p/puratchi-bharatham.html19. : On the issue of death sentence for Rajiv Gandhi’s killers, Jayalalithaa changed her mind overnight and brought a resolution in the Assembly recommending clemency for them. Â In January 2010, a Hindu dalit, Sadaiyandi, was attacked and human excreta thrust inside his mouth by Christian Vanniars in Meikovilpatti village near Dindukkal. 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