9 October 1924
|Died||11 September 1957
Mudukulathur, South Tamil Nadu
|Other names||Vellu, Sekaran, Devendranar|
|Organization||Tamil Nadu Youth Congress, Devendra Kula Velalar, Tamil Nadu Scheduled Castes Federation|
|Title||Youth Leader of the Tamil Nadu Congress Committee, antisocial revolutionary|
|Spouse(s)||E. Amirtham Grace (அமிர்தம் கிரேஸ்)|
Emmanuvel Sekaran was a revolutionary of Tamil Nadu against the caste. He was a farmer in the ramanathapuram and resigned from the service to work as a dalith leader. He belongs to devendra kula vellalar caste. He actively participated in caste reform activities. His death anniversary day is attended by groups of mallar people from different places in Tamil Nadu every year.
Emmanuvel Sekaran was born on 9 October 1924 to Mr. Vedhanayagam Pallan(School teacher and founder of Devendra kula velalar sangam, Mudukulathur)
Early life and adulthood
He was the eldest son of Vedanayagam Kudumbanar, alias Sethu Vedanayagam, and Gnanasoundari. He was born on 9 October 1924 in Sellur, a village of Mudukulathur block of Ramanathapuram district. His early education was in the same village. Later, as the family moved to Paramakudi, he transferred to the local school, and completed high school education from Schwartz’s High School, Ramanathapuram.
The PALLAR are mostly found in South parts of Tamil Nadu.
Blood and history
A by-election was held in the Mudukulathur assembly constituency on 1 July 1957, as Pasumpoan Thiru U.Muthuramalinga Thevar had resigned from his assembly seat. The election was won by member of his own party D.V. Sasivarna Thevar of the Forward Bloc. The situation in the area was tense on the day that the results were released, and there was a sizeable presence of police forces in place. On 10 September the 'Peace Conference' formed with T. V. Sasivarna Thevar and Velu (a Dalit legislative assembly member of the Forward Bloc). From the Congress side six Devendrars took part. There was also a delegate from the Nadar caste but nadar caste was not needed at that conference. The conference concluded that the three castes should live in harmony.
Emmanuel sekaran, at the Peace Conference was killed the following day. On 28 September, a few days after the clashes had ceased, Pasumpoan Thiru U.muthuramalingaThevar was arrested by the police under the Preventive Detention Act. Pudukkottai court was hearing that case. He was later released the murder of Emmanuel sekaran. the court said that we cannot even suspect a great leader for this murder.
In British army
Immanuvel sekaran joined the British-Indian army as cook.
His Last Life
|This section is empty. You can help by adding to it. (April 2015)|
- The Hindu : Tamil Nadu / Ramanathapuram News : Emmanuel Sekaranar guru puja as well as Human Equality Day: security tightened
- Floral tributes paid to Tamil Nadu state leader Emmanuel Sekaran
- The Hindu : Tamil Nadu News : Tribute paid to Emmanuel Sekaran
- Emmanuel Sekaranar guru puja: security tightened - NEWSPOLITAN