PMK Leader Wants Caste Surnames to Continue in TN Textbooks


PMK Leader Ramadoss- he said that while the move of the government to abolish caste is welcome, the identity of the scholars would be erased.

PMK Leader Ramadoss- he stated that whereas the transfer of the federal government to abolish caste is welcome, the identification of the students can be erased.

The PMK chief was reacting to stories that the Tamil Nadu state textbook company has began the method of dropping caste surnames of famous Tamil students, together with U.Ve. Swaminathan Iyer by referring to him as U.Ve. Swaminathan.

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  • Last Updated:August 06, 2021, 08:06 IST
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The founding father of Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK), S. Ramadoss, stated on Thursday that there is no such thing as a level in dropping caste names of achievers from college textbooks in Tamil Nadu, and known as upon the state authorities to permit mentioning the caste names of eminent students in Tamil textbooks.

The PMK chief was reacting to stories that the Tamil Nadu state textbook company has began the method of dropping caste surnames of famous Tamil students, together with U.Ve. Swaminathan Iyer by referring to him as U.Ve. Swaminathan, within the Tamil textual content books for Class XII college students.

In a press release, Ramadoss stated that whereas the transfer of the federal government to abolish caste is welcome, the identification of the students can be erased.

The PMK chief, who has been spearheading the demand for 10.5 per cent reservation for his group, the Vanniyars, inside the Most Backward Caste (MBC) part, stated in a press release that caste system may be abolished solely by creating equality among the many individuals.

He stated that reservation in instructional establishments and for jobs are measures taken by the Central and state governments to make sure equality among the many individuals.

Ramadoss stated that dropping caste surnames reveals a lack of information of the difficulty. The PMK chief stated, “There is nothing mistaken in dropping caste surnames of odd individuals, however exemptions have to be given to caste surnames of achievers as there’s a risk of erasing their identification.”

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