Thol Thirumavalavan

States should be allowed to identify backward classes: Thol Thirumavalavan

The VCK has urged the State government to adopt a resolution in the Assembly to urge the Union Government to allow States to identify backward class people in their respective States.

published on : 3rd July 2021

VCK, PMK urge TN govt to appeal against SC scrapping quota

He further urged the State government to appeal against the verdict.

published on : 6th May 2021

Give ticket to Madhava Rao’s daughter in case of by-election: VCK leader Thol Thirumavalavan

The MP further sought the public to strictly follow the guidelines and rules imposed by the government, whatever it might be.

published on : 14th April 2021

VCK releases manifesto for ‘ideological war’

“Our manifesto is not aimed at attaining power, but to wage an ideological battle with the forces of oppression, fascism and communalism,” Thirumavalavan said.

published on : 26th March 2021

Annihilation of caste is nothing but merging with mainstream: Thol Thirumavalavan

Speaking to Express, the Lok Sabha MP reiterated that the alliance was crucial to keep the secular votes intact. 

published on : 12th March 2021

Tamil Nadu polls: DMK takes one step forward, two back in seat sharing talks

So far, after four days of marathon talks, DMK has only been able to finalise seat-sharing agreements with three of its nine allies.

published on : 5th March 2021

Thiruma up against Vanniyar quota Bill

While there has been a muted response from the State political parties over the quota Bill, the VCK, perceived as the main rival of PMK, has come out against the Bill.

published on : 3rd March 2021

Vanniyar quota aims to divide MBCs, says VCK Chief Thol Thirumavalavan

Thirumavalavan, in a statement on Tuesday, reaffirmed his support for reservation as a policy, terming it a part of social justice

published on : 2nd March 2021

Amid rumours of alliance, DMK mouthpiece attacks PMK, S Ramadoss

Such rumours were a known tactic of the PMK to improve its bargaining power during seat-sharing talks.

published on : 26th January 2021

Constitution can be saved by upholding social justice: Thirumavalavan

Thirumavalavan was felicitated by social workers for receiving the K Veeramani Award for Social Justice on Wednesday.

published on : 22nd January 2021

Amit Shah not coming to launch schemes: VCK

Talking to reporters in Vellore on Tuesday, he said, “I consider the invite as means for confirming the electoral alliance.

published on : 20th January 2021

Don’t sling mud during public debates: Thol Thirumavalavan

Talking to reporters in Vellore after presiding over a protest against the Centre’s farm laws, he said, “Both AIADMK and DMK leaders should refrain from mudslinging.” 

published on : 11th December 2020