Devadasi system

Daughter of Devadasi from north Karnataka doing Ph.D on ending social alienation

Hailing from a remote village in Mudhol taluk of Bagalkote district in North Karnataka, 35-year-old Manjula Telagade grew up amid the Devadasi system.

published on : 7th February 2022

Decades after ban, Devadasi system lives on surreptitiously in Karnataka

During a visit to Hosapete in Ballari district early this week, this reporter met some former Devadasis, their children and people.

published on : 4th February 2022

Little girls forced into sexual slavery as devadasis in Tamil Nadu, Andhra; NHRC issues notice

The National Human Rights Commission has issued notices to Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh governments over the alleged prevalence of the banned Devadasi system.

published on : 25th September 2017