Is Periyar a Naicker?

Is Periyar a Naicker?

Erode Venkata Ramasamy was born on 17 September 1879 to a Kannada Balija merchant family in Erode, then a part of the Coimbatore district of the Madras Presidency. In 1929, Ramasamy announced the deletion of his caste title Naicker from his name at the First Provincial Self-Respect Conference of Chengalpattu.

Is Periyar alive?

Deceased (1879–1973)
Periyar/Living or Deceased

What is the age of Periyar?

94 years (1879–1973)
Periyar/Age at death

Who is known as vaikom hero?

T. K. Madhavan (2 September 1885 – 27 April 1930) was an Indian social reformer, journalist and revolutionary who was involved with the Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana (SNDP). He came from Kerala and led the struggle against untouchability which was known as Vaikom Satyagraha.

What is Suyamariyathai marriage?

This was implemented as Hindu Marriage Act (Madras Amendment) Act, 1967, introducing Section 7A, permitting Suyamariyathai (self-respect) and Seerthiruttha (reformist) marriages as legal when solemnised in the presence of friends, relatives or any other person by exchanging garlands or rings or by tying of a …

Who is Periyar wife?

Annai E. V. R. Maniammaim. 1948–1973
Nagammaim. 1898–1933

Who was Periyar’s wife?

Did Periyar married?


Who led Vaikom Satyagraha 1924?

Mannathu Padmanabhan
The Savarna procession of about 500 men set out from Vaikom on 1 November 1924 under the leadership of Mannathu Padmanabhan, the unquestioned leader of the Nair Service Society.

Who led Savarna jatha?

Mannath Padmanabhan organized the Savarna Jatha from Vaikom to Trivandrum to support the Vaikom Satyagraha organized under the leadership of T.

What does Naicker mean?

Nayakar or Naicker is a title commonly used in southern part of India by Kannada, Tamil and Telugu language speaking people. This title was given to army leader/commander during early eighth century.

What is Periyar’s contribution to Tamil Nadu politics?

In 1922, Periyar was named the President of the Tamil Nadu Congress Committee. At the regional convention of the Congress at Tiruppur, he moved a resolution demanding that Dravidian ‘untouchables’ be allowed entry into temples. But it was rejected. Most of the opponents were Tamil Brahmins.

What is the purpose of installing Periyar’s statue?

So, the purpose of installing my statue is propagating the ideas,” said EV Ramasamy (Periyar) while participating in the unveiling of his statue at Dharmapuri in May 24, 1969.

What is Periyar’s view on religion?

As Periyar grew, he felt that people used religion only as a mask to deceive innocent people and therefore took it as one of his duties in life to warn people against superstitions and priests. E.V. Ramasamy’s father arranged for his wedding when he was nineteen.