ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Tamil Nadu: 'Samathuvapuram': Towards Spatial Equality

The concept of housing communities, where dalits and people of other castes live together in mixed neighbourhoods and share all facilities - focuses for the first time on social and cultural equality in housing programmes. The plan itself germinated in response to recurrent caste and communal clashes in the state and has received considerable acceptance among the public.

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