Social Issues

Unending wait in Tamil Nadu

Print edition : November 10, 2017

G. Balaguru, a Dalit who was trained to be a priest. Since he has not got any posting so far, he has taken up independent assignments. Photo: BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

K. Venkatesan, who was one of those trained at the Tiruvannalamalai Archaka Centre. He says the government has failed in its promise of giving them jobs. Photo: BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

The Archaka Training Centre at Madurai which has been closed down. Photo: G. MOORTHY

Over 200 non-Brahmin youths, including 30 Dalits, who were trained at government-run Archakas’ Training Centres, remain jobless.
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