The photographs show people traversing a rugged mud road, carrying a woman's corpse, to perform her last rites at Mettur town.
It is learned that a failed sale deal with a purchaser of the tiger skin led to the incident being leaked out to the department.
The millet varieties cultivated by the tribal people are extremely tolerant to drought and the farming mostly takes place without adding any chemicals to the soil.
Ashok trampled his mahout on January 16, and Suyambu has not been obeying his mahout for the last one year, sources said.
The workers along with forest staff carried the pipe rolls through hilly terrain walking more than 3 km, sources said.
A final year BSc Computer Science student in Government College at Valparai, T Sandhiya hails from the Mudugar community and is the first in her settlement to enter college.
Nestled in the western hills of Burgur in Erode, Kongadai ST colony is seeing better times, thanks to timely help from 75-year-old Sadaiyan, who donated his two acres of land to build a school.
Some of them were engaged in clearing vegetation to prevent forest fire, while some others had been engaged in collecting parking charges from tourists in Topslip, a well-known tourist spot.