- Took place in Madras presidency.
- The movement was started by C.N. Mudaliar, T.M. Nair and P. Tyagaraja.
- The aim was to secure jobs and representation for the non-brahmins in the legislature.
- They also wanted the franchise to be enlarged.
- They demanded for reservation of Seats for the non-brahmins.
P. Tyagaraja Chetti said ” Let us educate ourselves, and in due course, we shall have our portion of government service and political power, proportionate to our strength and importance,”