Tamil Puligal has demanded that the district administration take steps to put an end to the practice of untouchability which, it alleged, was being practised at Thondamuthur in the district. In a petition submitted to the Collector, V. Marx, Thondamuthur union secretary of the party, alleged that members of the Scheduled Castes (Arunthathiyar) were being discriminated against by shop owners.

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