Both Periyar and Ambedkar looked at the Ramayana as a story that perpetuated the subjugation of non-Aryans and Dalits
While speaking to Outlook, writer-activist Meena Kandasamy talks about politics, literature, feminism, reservation, Periyarism and poses a few questions to the Indian judiciary.
A saffron cloth was found tied to the railing around the statue of DMK founder and former Chief Minister CN Annaduraiat at Kultiharai town in Kanyakumari district, inviting the wrath of state's political leaders.
How Tulsidas and the Ramcharitmanas took the Ramlila to the people and gave birth to a unique people’s theatre.
E.V. Ramasamy popularly known as Thanthai Periyar founded the Dravidian Movement.
It consists of 80 varieties spoken by nearly 220 million people
Poet and activist Meena Kandasamy visits ground zero of the grassroots movement down South to understand the caste divide in the state.
This is also the bicentennial of the event that made the Dravidian identity possible: the publishing of proof, in 1816, that this was a distinct language family
A century failed to give us any Dalit Tamil CM, sustain a single Dalit academic institution, or bring Dalit castes into the Dravidian fold
Why did the greatest movement of the south fail to redeem its emancipatory promise?
The centrality of Tamil culture within the Dravidian space may have been an error of the imagination.Even history reflected chauvinistic trends...
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