Resisting ritual repression and reclaiming social positions by Dalits in Tamilnadu: a critical discourse analysis of media text

  title={Resisting ritual repression and reclaiming social positions by Dalits in Tamilnadu: a critical discourse analysis of media text},
  author={Sivan Arulselvan},
  journal={Media Asia},
  pages={101 - 91}
The four-year long struggle of the Dalits in Seshasmudram, a village in Viluppuram District of Northern Tamilnadu, over asserting their right to take the temple car procession through the public road of the village reached its extreme with burning of Dalits’ huts and torching of the temple car by the caste Hindus on 15 August 2015. Despite the court order and permission accorded by the District administration to take the temple car procession, the Dalits of the village were prevented from… 

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