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|Case posted by||Social Awareness Society for Youths-SASY|
|Type of atrocity||SC/ST (POA) Act|
|Whether the case is being followed in the court or not?||No|
|Fact finding date||Not recorded|
|Case incident date||11-Oct-2020|
|Place||Village: Not recorded
State: Tamil Nadu
Venkanar, (26) is a resident of Panangattoor near Kaundhapadi, Bhavani Taluk of Erode district. He is belonged to the Aruntathiyar caste. On 11.10.2021 his father Manimaran was conversing with his friends near the Annamar temple premises of Panangattoor village. Meanwhile, Driller Thirumurugan from the Gounder caste [other backward caste] had verbally abused referring to the caste names at Venkanar and his friends.
That night, as usual, while Venkanar was sitting in the temple, Driller Thirumurugan had again verbally abused Venkanar in public view and had brutally attacked him. Venkanar was taken to Kavanthapadi Government Hospital by his friends Ekambaram and Danraj in a two-wheeler and assisted in providing first aid. A case has been registered against Driller Murugan under the SC/ST PoA Act.