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Dalits vs Dalits: How caste walls are getting new narratives

Dalits vs Dalits: How caste walls are getting new narratives
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Caste walls, which serve as a physical reminder of discrimination isn't just limited to the face-off between Dalits and caste Hindus. Photo: PTI File.

The Mettupalayam wall collapse in which 17 members of the Arunthathiyar caste (Scheduled Caste) lost their lives, has returned as a reminder of caste fissures which run deep in Tamil Nadu.

Caste walls, which serve as a physical reminder of discrimination isn't just limited to the face-off between Dalits and caste Hindus. Southern parts of Tamil Nadu is also witnessing this wall of division between Dalits themselves.

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