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|Case posted by||Social Awareness Society for Youths|
|Type of atrocity||Murder|
|Whether the case is being followed in the court or not?||No|
|Fact finding date||Not recorded|
|Case incident date||23-Jan-2018|
|Place||Village: Not recorded
State: Tamil Nadu
Saravanan (17) S/o of Mr. Sivakumar and Mrs. Sarawathi resident of Kamarajar Nagar, Andankoil Panchayat, Manmangalam Taluk of Karur District. He belonged to the Hindu Scheduled Caste (Sub Caste: Paraiyar) and he is studying 12th standard in St. Antony Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Karur District. His father is working in abroad and he has an younger brother named Povun (15).
Saravanan had undergone continuous forms of caste discrimination from the school head master Mr. L.C. Joseph, Mrs. Jayanthi and Ms. Devi (Librarian). The school prinicipal and the two teachers verbally abused the boy by referring to his caste names and this affected the boy and he committed suicide on 23.01.2018 at 6 am in his home and a case was registered with the crime number: 77/2018 u/s 174 Crpc at Karur Police Station.