TAMIL NADU

Panel seeks report from Government

Staff Reporter

MADURAI: The National Commission for Scheduled Castes has asked the State Government to enquire into the discrimination Dalits face in matters relating to temples.

In a communication sent to the Secretary, Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department, the Director, NCSC, State Office, Chennai, has enclosed the news item that appeared in The Hindu (June 15) “ Dalits still at the receiving end in matters relating to temples.”

The enquiry report should be sent to the Chennai office for onward transmission to the National Commission for Scheduled Caste, New Delhi, the communication said.