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In Controversial U-Turn, TN Education Minister Says Colour-Coded Caste Bands to Continue in Schools


Education Minister KA Sengottaiyan disowned the circular that was issued by the department instructing officials to take actions against schools found culpable for this discriminatory practice.

Chennai: Days after reports emerged that Tamil Nadu Education Department was cracking down on schools where students were made to wear different-coloured wrist bands based on their caste, Education Minister KA Sengottaiyan said that no action will be taken in the matter.

“The tradition of students wearing coloured-wrist bands will continue. The circular was not brought to my notice and I was not aware of it,” Sengottaiyan said.

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