The Justice party represented the non-Brahmin movement in the south and engineered a revolution against Brahmin domination in education and public services. The reasons for the anti-Brahmin feeling were due to their domination everywhere including the madras legislative council. The Brahmins also dominated the press.
The following reforms were carried out by it in the field of education:
- Free and compulsory education was introduced.
- Education of depressed classes, women were started and improved.
It provided reservations in education and local bodies to non-Brahmins to increase their proportion. Devdasi system was removed. Slum and housing schemes were started. Measures were taken for industrial development.