Kerala: PKS Jatha Receives Good Response
Thousands of members of Pattikajathi Kshema Samithi (Scheduled Caste Welfare Organisation) affiliated to the Dalit Shoshan Mukti Manch marched to the government secretariat in Thiruvananthapuram on October 11, marking the culmination of the month long state-wide jatha which started from Kasaragod on September 15. Slogans of the march were to ensure land and housing for all the Scheduled Castes and to introduce reservation in the private sector. CPI(M) Central Committee member AK Balan inaugurated the dharna.
The state march organised by the Pattikajathi Kshema Samithi received an enthusiastic welcome across the state.