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Subramania Bharati

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  • September 13, 2021
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Subramania Bharati

Part of: GS-I: Personalities in Indian national movements

Context: PM pays tribute to Subramania Bharati on his 100th Punya Tithi

About Subramania Bharati

  • A Tamil writer, poet, journalist, Indian independence activist, social reformer and polyglot
  • Popularly known as “Mahakavi Bharathi” (“Great Poet Bharathi”), he was a pioneer of modern Tamil poetry and is considered one of the greatest Tamil literary figures of all time.
  • His numerous works included fiery songs kindling patriotism during the Indian Independence movement.
  • He fought for the emancipation of women, against child marriage, stood for reforming Brahminism and religion. He was also in solidarity with Dalits and Muslims.

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