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E.V. Ramasamy Periyar

Tamil Nadu To Celebrate Periyar's Birthday As 'Social Justice Day', Says CM Stalin

Sep 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The announcement was made by the Chief Minister M K Stalin inside the state’s assembly.

Are Our Courts Upholding Constitutional Justice Or Justice Of Manusmriti? Asks Meena Kandasamy

Jan 12, 2021 Intifada P Basheer

While speaking to Outlook, writer-activist Meena Kandasamy talks about politics, literature, feminism, reservation, Periyarism and poses a few questions to the Indian judiciary.


Periyar Statue Found Smeared In Saffron Dye Again, Stalin Slams The Incident

Political leaders, including DMK chief M K Stalin slammed the incident, the second such one in the state in recent months, after a statue of the rational leader was found daubed in saffron in Coimbatore.

Tributes Pour In For Periyar On His 142nd Birth Anniversary

Sep 17, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

E.V. Ramasamy popularly known as Thanthai Periyar founded the Dravidian Movement.


Periyar's Statue Smeared With Saffron Paint In Coimbatore, Protests Erupt

The workers of DMK and other parties, who cleaned the statue, demanded the arrest of the culprits and warned that they would intensify their agitation if such incidents recurred.

07 March, 2018

Sacred Threads Of 10 Brahmin Men Cut Off In Chennai After BJP Leader Called To Bring Down Periyar Statues

Outlook Web Bureau

The Chennai Police is out to nab the eight men who were reportedly raising pro-Periyar slogans before cutting off the sacred threads worn by bare-chested men returning from temples.


07 March, 2018

Will They Arrest Ram Madhav And Tripura Governor, Asks CPI(M) After Amit Shah Says Statue Vandals Will Face Action

Outlook Web Bureau

BJP president Amit Shah tweeted saying BJP partymen found to be involved in vandalism will face stern action.



10 September, 2004

Periyar's Hindutva

Ravikumar

There is need today to re-examine the ideas of E.V.Ramsamy (1879-1973), who came to be known as 'Periyar' (the Great Man) after he dropped his caste surname 'Naicker'.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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