Saveetha school of Law organized an educational trip to Nilgiri, Kothagiri, Gudalur, Mudumalai for a legal awareness camp to study about the lifestyle of tribal people. The event was coordinated by MS. Anuradha, Assistant Professor, saveetha School of Law.
The students had an exposure to the tribal life style. The team visited places like kunjapanai, kozhikarai, Botanical garden surroundings, Tamizhaga Mandu, Periya Mandu, Pudhu Mandu, Gudalur, Tirichikkadi, Iduhutty, etc. Their community are being called as Scheduled tribe with different names like Badugas, Thodas, Kothas, Irulas, Kurulas, etc.
Students learnt about livelihood of the tribes in and around the area. They were also exposed to the educations, helath and nutritional aspects of the community. They also learnt that certain tribes have no access to education. Students had first hand exposure to the challenges faced by the community in matters of basic necessities like house, education, road facilities, electricity, water facilities etc. The banks have also denied providing them with the educational loans and agricultural loans.