Since its formation, ATP is working for the development of arunthathiyar community. Today, ATP has grown into an organization that strives to bring forth the struggles of arunthathiyar community. ATP is working in the midst of the people with branches spread across in various villages and town of Tamil Nadu. Its significant achievements to date are:
Efforts to abolish arrack and toddy:
Alcoholism destroys the individual as well as the family. The effects of alcoholism on the lives of down trodden people are surmountable. Being in the lowest rung of the society, Arunthathiyar families are fragile to its toll. Arrack and toddy augments alcoholism in the community, as it enables easy access in terms of cost and availability. ATP is currently taking efforts to abolish arrack and toddy in Tamil Nadu. In principle the production of arrack and toddy will push for consumers, therefore ATP is fighting to stop the tapping of these liquors. In this process ATP is organizing various protests and demonstrations all over Tamil Nadu against the tapping and voicing its opinion to abolish arrack and toddy.
Some of the highlights of the events in its efforts to abolish arrack and toddy are as follows:
Conference and demonstrations against tapping arrack and toddy:
In recent times, ATP has organized conferences against tapping arrack and toddy in various cities and villages all around Tamil Nadu.
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