The torturous moment in Malligai..

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Arivu signed a confession statement prepared by Mr.Thyagarajan IPS, and drawn under the regulations of the draconian TADA act. Even whilst he signed the confession, he never know that it would be the only key evidence against him to drag him to the gallows. More »

Shri Shri Ravi Shankar ji

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Former Supreme Court Justice VR Krishna Iyer

At his age of 98 he tirelessly fights for the deprived classes of this society. He is awarded with a PadmaVibushan, but he feels having fought for the abolition of death penalty for more than 40 years, a decision towards abolition would be a fitting reward. More »

The initial encounter with CBI

It was a rather casual encounter with CBI, as Arputham ammal and Kuyildasan voluntarily sent their son Perarivalan for an enquiry. None would have ever dreamed about the change of events, and how impossible it would be to prove your innocence against a presumptive TADA court. More »


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