ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Denying Difference

Caste in Tamil Nadu - III

Tamil Nadu has a long tradition of implementing reservations on a preferential basis for different groups. The Arunthathiyar Special Reservation Act (2009) allots the Arunthathiyars 3 percentage points out of the 18% reservation for the scheduled castes. While having benefi ted the Arunthathiyars, the Act continues to be contested by other scheduled castes.



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