Dravidian Ethos

Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy- The Iconic Trailblazer

Dr B R Ambedkar, Chairman of the Drafting Committee, addressed the Assembly for more than an hour, exploring the creation of Indian Constitution, India’s Independence, Role of the Judiciary, Powers of the Union government, India's engagement with democracy... Subscribe

Ambedkar’s Last Address to Constituent Assembly

Dr Muthulakshmi Reddy, the iconic trailblazer has several firsts to her credit but always remembered for battling her personal odds to become the crusader of women’s empowerment. Inspired by Thanthai Periyar’s Self Respect Movement, she stood in the forefront for women’s suffrage, widow remarriage and abolition of the ‘iniquitous’ Devadasi system... Subscribe

Kalaignar's Golden Words on Upholding Secularism

We present here from the text of two of Kalaignar M Karunanidhi’s speeches on the value of ‘Secularism’, made on two occasions separated by nearly 20 years. This first is an interview he gave in English to Doordarshan (DD) in New Delhi and telecast in their news.... Subscribe

Periyar defends Communal G.O.

The demand for Communal representation was first raised in north India by the Muslims in 1900. It was the Muslims who first demanded the introduction of communal representation and they were the pioneers.... Subscribe

‘I belong to the Dravidian stock’ ANNA

I claim Sir, to come from a country, a part in India now, but which I think is of a different stock, not necessarily antagonistic. I belong to the Dravidian stock. I am proud to call myself a Dravidian. That does not mean that I am against a Bengali or a Maharashtrian or a Gujarati... Subscribe