Monday, May 27, 2024

Topic: Periyar

UP: FIR filed against 4 Dalit men for celebrating Periyar’s birthday

Four Dalit men have been booked by the police for celebrating the birth anniversary of Erode Venkatappa Ramasamy or 'Thanthai' Periyar, a revered social reformer and writer.

Read extensively about leaders like Ambedkar, Periyar: Actor Vijay tells students

While felicitating the top three rank holders of Class 10 and 12 board exams at a Chennai event, actor Vijay advised students to read extensively about leaders such as Dr BR Ambedkar, Periyar, and Kamaraj.

T.N. Governor skips reference to Ambedkar, Periyar, social justice in Assembly address

Tamil Nadu Governor R.N. Ravi, who addressed the year’s first session of State Legislative Assembly on Monday, skipped references to father of the Indian Constitution B. R. Ambedkar, Dravidar Kazhagam founder Periyar, former Chief Ministers K. Kamaraj and C. N. Annadurai, as well as the “Dravidian model” of government, mentioned in the 65th paragraph of the printed copy of his speech.

Karnataka: Text on Narayana Guru, Periyar removed from class 10 textbook

The Karnataka's BJP government removed contents on social reformers Sri Narayana Guru and Periyar in the new social science textbook of class 10.

Tamil nationalists and Dravidian parties with their `own way’ of Hindu consolidation

Unfortunately, the secular Indian nationalism by the Congress, the Hindu nationalism by the RSS, the Tamil Nationalism as put by Seeman and his circle and the Dravidian parties with bound with Indian Nationalism failed to deliver what Periyar promised. Yet Periyar will always carry the tag of being a `separatist'.