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Appeasement wins in Tamil Nadu? AIADMK govt revokes ban on ‘caste band’ for students


The Directorate of School Education had issued a circular on July 12, taking serious note of schools where students were forced to wear colour bands to identify their caste.

  • On July 12, the Directorate of School Education had warned strict action against schools making students wear wrist bands that identify their caste
  • Education Minister KA Sengottaiyan has now said that no action will be taken against such schools
  • The wristbands come in red, yellow, green and saffron colours, pointing out whether the student belongs to the “lower class” or “upper class”

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