ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Communal Representation in Tamil Nadu, 1850-1916-The Pre-Non-Brahmin Movement Phase

Though communal representation and reservations are often identified with the non-brahmin movement and the Indian Constitution respectively, the evolution of the non-brahmin movement itself was preceded by certain intricate and elaborate processes of over half a century These processes had a direct bearing on communal representation and reservations at the ideational and pragmatic levels as functional imperatives of the colonial administration.

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