CPI(M) to launch temple entry agitation on October 4

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Chennai, Oct 2 (UNI) The Tamil Nadu unit of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), along with Tamil Nadu Untouchability Abolition Front, would launch ''temple entry'' agitation on October 4 in three temples, in which Dalits were denied entry.

CPI(M) State unit Secretary N Varadarajan, in a statement here said the agitation would be held in Agneeswarar Temple at Tamaraipakkam in Thiruvannamalai district, Kaliamman Koil at Ayakudi in Dindigul district and Kannimar temple at Bhavani in Virudhunagar district of the State.

Mr Varadarajan said the agitation would be led by the district unit leaders and local party legislators and called upon Dalits to take part in the agitation in large numbers and make it a success.

In other district headquarters on October 4, the party would organise demonstrations and picketing against untouchability, he added.


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