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SALEM: Members of the Arunthathiyar Makkal Iykkam staged a demonstration here on Monday to demand the six per cent reservation for them The members said that despite various welfare schemes the status of Arunthathiyars, who were pushed to the lowest section in caste pyramid, remained very bad both economically and socially. Their representation in important jobs such as IAS, IPS, IRS and IFS was meagre. Hence, the members of the Iyakkam said that the announcement on reservation should be made an act.

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