Vannar is a Tamil caste found primarily in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and northeastern parts of Sri Lanka. The community has traditionally been involved in laundry, exorcism and as ceremonial officiators. They are in Tamil Nadu classified as Most Backward Class.
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The Vannars traditionally occupy the Sangam landscape Marutham. The Vannars were also involved in the practice of Ayurvedic medicine. The Vannars served as kudimakkal or domestic servants, who also gave importance as ceremonial officiators.
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