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Dalits win their rights in Monjanur
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Joshua Isaac

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On 21 September, 2012, Dalits of Monjanur village, Namakkal district, Tamil Nadu, retrieved their right to burial grounds that had been been denied to them for past several years by caste hindus.

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The indignant masses led by state Deputy Secretaries Kaniyamuthan & Kittu of Liberation Panthers Party (VCK) removed the barricades laid by caste hindus obstructing the passage to burial grounds & buried the body of Mr.Jeganathan.

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Mr. Jegannathan had also been a key participant from the village in this struggle.  

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Read more about the protests, including a six day fast, held by the Dalits in Monjanur here on Round Table India.

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