Curse of caste system does not seem to leave even at time of cremation: Madras High Court

"Everyone must be allowed to cremate the dead bodies in the place which is notified as a burial ground irrespective of caste or community," the Court ruled.
Justice Anand Venkatesh, Madras High Court
Justice Anand Venkatesh, Madras High Court

The Madras High Court on Friday lamented that the practice of prohibiting the cremation or burial of persons belonging to marginalized castes in common burial grounds continues in several villages (S Amirthavalli v. The District Collector, Coimbatore and ors).

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