Emmanuvel Sekaranar was a revolutionary of Tamilnadu against the caste untouchability and unviweability. He was a Havildar-Major in the Indian Army and resigned from the service for the sake of caste equality development. He belongs to Pallar caste. He actively participated in caste reform activities and equality between tamilans. Because of his revolutions on caste discrimination, he was murdered on 11 September 1957 by opposite community people. A commemorative postal stamp of him was released on 9 October 2010. His death anniversary day is attended by millions of people in Tamil Nadu every year.