Chapter 29:ANTI BRAHMIN MOVEMENT IN THE SOUTH
party represented the non Brahmin movement in the south
and engineered a revolution against Brahmin domination in
education and public services. The reasons for the anti
Brahmin feeling were due to their domination everywhere
including the madras legislative council. The Brahmins
also dominated the press.
following reforms were carried out by it in field of
1. Free and
compulsory education was introduced.
2. Education of
depressed classes, women were started and improved.
provided for reservations in education and local bodies to
non Brahmins to increase their proportion. Devdasi system
was removed. Slum and housing schemes were started.
Measures were taken for industrial development.