The decision comes weeks after a wall collapsed at Mettupalayam taluk in Coimbatore, killing 17 Dalits.. Issue of Scheduled Caste Certificate to the members of Buddhism Religion (size :2.31MB) . Chennai, August 16, 2019: With pre-testing for Census 2021 currently underway, a political party in Tamil Nadu has called for the enumeration of Christians and Muslims of Dalit origin in the Scheduled Caste list. The state has awarded a compensation of Rs 50,000 for each Dalit … The Tamil Nadu Untouchability Eradication Front (TNUEF) has documented more than 80 such incidents of atrocities on Schedule d Caste s, Scheduled Tribe s and Other Backward Classes (OBC). So the Term 'Dalit' Can't Be Used But 'Brahmin' and 6,000 Other Caste Names Can. Also Read: Dalit Woman Gang Raped in Alwar by Dominant Caste Men. Dalits Still Cannot Enter All Temples. Tamil Brahmins vs Dalits: This Quora thread explains why the two communities struggle with each other While the identity of Tamil Brahmins and their conflict with Dalits in the state is much discussed in political circles, a Quora thread neatly sums up the cause of all the turmoil between the communities in Tamil Nadu. The Tamil Nadu government has ordered a probe by the state CB-CID, but Dalits are demanding a CBI probe. Issue of Scheduled Caste Certificate to migrants from other States/UTs (size :3.85MB) . The murder of Sudhakar is one among the rising number of atrocities against Dalits in Tamil Nadu that have taken place during the national lockdown to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Dalit Movement in Tamil Nadu: ... powerful protests against caste oppression and adherence to Periyar radical social values were once well known. The list was released by K Balakrishnan, state secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist). Note:- This answer is not written in any intention to hurt or praise anybody and it is written only to give information and as such the whole answer is with respect to past and it's a rough answer as I have not deeply researched. Varshini Priya was an Arundhathiyar – a community that ranks lowest among Dalits in hierarchy in Tamil Nadu – and Kanagaraj from a caste recognised as one of the Most Backward Classes. Bengaluru: Nearly 3,000 Dalits from five Tamil Nadu districts have decided to convert to Islam next month, alleging continued caste discrimination and torture. Avoid nomenclature Dalit/Harijan/Girijan for the members of Scheduled Castes (size :2.57MB) . It has to be noted that Tamil Nadu is known for its numerous ‘Temple Entry’ struggles even after independence. But even today, dalits and other lower caste people are not permitted to enter temples administered by the upper caste people. 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