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Mahakavi

Subramanya Bharathiyar (Tamil: சுப்பிரமணிய பாரதி) (December 11, 1882 – September 11, 1921) was a Tamil poet from Tamil Nadu, India, an independence fighter and iconoclastic reformer. Known as Mahakavi Bharathiyar (the laudatory epithet Maha Kavi meaning Great Poet in many Indian languages), he is celebrated as one of India’s greatest poets.

Bharathi was prolific and adept in both the prose and poetry forms.

Subramanya Bharathiar

 

His compositions helped rally the masses to support the Indian independence movement inSouth India. Bharathi lived during an eventful period of Indian history, his contemporaries including prominent leaders of the Indian independence movement such as Mahatma Gandhi, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Sri Aurobindoand V.V.S.Aiyar.

 

 

 

Click here to hear Parukulle Bharathiyar song

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