India: A Dalit Women Appointed Mayor in Chennai, capital of Tamil Nadu State
Friday, March 11, 2022 4:20 PM

Priya Rajan, a Dalit women, is now the youngest mayor in Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu State and the fourth largest city in India. A Dalit woman filling a prominent and impactful position symbolizes a shift in Tamil Nadu’s political history, where Dalit women face historical atrocities and ongoing marginalization.


Compiled from: Samuel, Leo, Dalit woman is youngest mayor of India's Chennai city, News Network (March 9, 2022).