Kuyil Pattu & Kannan Pattu

Kuyil Pattu & Kannan Pattu

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Chinnaswami Subramania Bharatiyar (11 December 1882 - 11 September 1921) was an Indian writer, poet, journalist, Indian independence activist and social reformer from Tamil Nadu, India. Popularly known as "Mahakavi Bharatiyar," he is a pioneer of modern Tamil poetry and is considered one among the greatest of Tamil literary figures of all time. His numerous works were fiery songs kindling patriotism and nationalism during Indian Independence movement. Born in Ettayapuram of the then Tirunelveli district (presently Tuticorin district) in 1882, Subramania Bharati had his early education in Tirunelveli and Benares and worked as a journalist with many newspapers, notable among them being the Swadesamitran and India. Bharati was also an active member of the Indian National Congress. In 1908, an arrest warrant was issued against Bharati by the government of British India for his revolutionary activities forcing him to flee to Pondicherry where he lived until 1918. Bharati's works were on varied themes covering religious, political and social aspects. Songs penned by Bharati are widely used in Tamil films and Carnatic Music concerts.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 127 x 203.2 x 5.84mm | 163.29g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • Tamil
  • Large type / large print
  • Large Print
  • black & white illustrations
  • 150877708X
  • 9781508777083