TN: Caste politics continues over the death of 20-year-old Dalit boy

Meenakshi Mahadevan, CNN-IBN | Jul 06, 2013 at 09:53pm


Ilavarasan, a 20-year-old Dalit youth whose inter-caste marriage to Divya Nagaraj triggered riots in November 2012, was found dead near the railway tracks in Dharampuri on Thursday. The post-mortem report indicates death due to a head injury, while the police say it is a case of suicide. But Ilavarasan's family has alleged foul play and is now demands another post-mortem.