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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||21-Jul-2021|
|Place||Village: Not recorded
State: Tamil Nadu
Palanimuthu (40), s/o Mr. P Kalyan, is a resident of Veppur of Cuddalore District. He is belonged to the Hindu Paraiyar caste and working as an astrologer and on 20.07.2021 in order to carry out some rituals he had went to Kodumudi Pappapathi Ritual Centre and had stayed there. With the help of Mr. Baskar Palanimuthu had organized for the ritual at 6 in the morning.
After completing the ritual Palanimuthu had gone along with Baskar and had lunch at Baskar’s garden located in Cholakalipalayam. Baskar’s friends Muthu, Hari, Tambu and Periyasamy were there and they have verbally abused Palanimuthu in derogatory language referring to the caste names and had brutally attacked him. The victim had climbed the wall of the compound and escaped. He returned to the Karur Government Medical College Hospital for 12 days as an inpatient after seeking help from the bystanders.