- This article was considered for deletion at Wikipedia on December 10 2018. This is a backup of Wikipedia:Valaiyars. All of its AfDs can be found at Wikipedia:Special:PrefixIndex/Wikipedia:Articles_for_deletion/Valaiyars.
The TamilNadu government has announced Valaiyar is Most Backward/Denotified Community. Refer page http://www.bcmbcmw.tn.gov.in/bclist.htm
Mutharaiyar Vs Valaiyar
TamilNadu Government announced title used Mutharaiyar in 29 Subcaste including Valaiyar.But Marriage Relation only inside of the subcaste. ex Not Inter Marriage Between Muthuraja and Valaiyar. Muthuraja/Mutharaiyar are Backward community and Valaiyar are Denotified Community.