To pay homage to the victims, the party has planned to organise a public meeting in Ambasamudram on July 31 but the police denied permission.
Highlighting the identity politics, the VCK leader said, despite a Dalit being the President of the country, the attack against the Dalit hasn’t decreased instead it has increased across the country.
He pointed out that Christians form the third-largest religious group in India, but haven't been given fair enough representation in the Assembly and Parliament.
The protest, according to the VCK, is against the policies of the Central government that caused economic hardship and social disturbances to the people of the country.
CPI and CPM functionaries were also present. Police officials present at the spot tried to control the situation, but in vain.
The chairman’s post in the Nellikuppam municipality was allocated to VCK for the civic polls by the DMK leadership.
Indirect elections to the posts of chairperson and vice-chairperson were held in Perambalur, Ariyalur and Jayankondam municipalities.
For the first time in it's 103 years of existence, Villupuram municipality is now home to two women ward members from an Ambedkarite political party.
This is 5.2 per cent more than the vote share achieved by the ruling party in the April Assembly election last year.
Vaniyambadi residents complained to TNIE about drainage problems: some say the channel is clogged with plastic and other wastes, blocking the flow.
The VCK, a coalition partner of the ruling DMK, has called upon the government to enact a legislation against hate speech in the next Assembly session.
DIG (Salem range) Praveen Kumar Abinapu, based on the recommendation from Namakkal SP Saroj Kumar Thakur, placed three police officers under suspension on Sunday.
According to police, VCK party planned to keep a portrait of Ambedkar near the bus shelter at Pattavarthi village and commemorate the leader.
An MDMK district functionary told TNIE on condition of anonymity that the party produced 11 Lok Sabha MPs, one Rajya Sabha MP, and two Union ministers so far.
VCK's Thirumavalavan, other Tamil Nadu leaders arrested amidst opposition to 'Rama Rajya Ratha Yatra'
DMK, MDMK, VCK, Naam Tamilar Katchi and various other Islamic political parties have been demanding the State government to not give permission for the yatra to enter into the State.
The Union Budget 2018-2019 has once again fallen short of the expectations of SC/ST communities, much like last year, said activists.