Narendra Dabholkar
Narendra Achyut Dabholkar (1 November 1945 – 20 August 2013) was an Indian rationalist and author from Maharashtra. He was the founder-president of Maharashtra Andhashraddha Nirmoolan Samiti (MANS), a...
Abraham Kovoor
Abraham Thomas Kovoor (April 10, 1898 – September 18, 1978) was an Indian professor and rationalist who gained prominence after retirement for his campaign to expose as frauds various Indian and Sri L...
Prabir Ghosh
Prabir Ghosh (born March 1, 1945) is the president of the Humanists' Association based in Kolkata. He was once referred to in the media as being from the "Rationalist Association of India". A "vocifer...
Sanal Edamaruku
Sanal Edamaruku is an Indian author and rationalist. He is the founder-president and editor of Rationalist International, the president of the Indian Rationalist Association and the author of 25 books...
Periyar E. V. Ramasamy
Erode Venkata Ramasamy (17 September 1879 – 24 December 1973), affectionately called by his followers as Periyar or E. V. R., was a social activist, politician and businessman, who started the Se...
Joseph Edamaruku
Joseph Edamaruku (7 September 1934 – 29 June 2006), popularly identified by his surname Edamaruku, was a well known journalist and rationalist from Kerala. He was the Delhi Bureau chief of the Malaya...
Vaikom Satyagraha
Vaikom Satyagraha (1924–25) was a satyagraha (movement) in Travancore, India (now part of Kerala) against untouchability in Hindu society. The movement was centered at the Shiva temple at Vaikom, nea...
Periyar (film)
Periyar refers to Periyar E. V. Ramasamy, a Tamil social reformer. It may also refer to:
Periyar E. V. Ramasamy and religion
Periyar E. V. Ramasamy (Tamil: பெரியார்) (September 17, 1879 – December 24, 1973), also known as Ramaswami, EVR, Thanthai Periyar, or Periyar, was a Dravidian social reformer and politician f...
Dravidistan
Dravida Nadu (Tamil: திராவிட நாடு, Telugu: ద్రవిడనాడు), also known as Dravidistan or Dravidadesa, was the name of a proposed sovereign state for the speakers of the Dravidian languages in Sout...
Thirukkural
Tirukkural (Tamil: திருக்குறள் also known as the Kural) is a classic Tamil sangam literature consisting of 1330 couplets or Kurals. It was authored by Thiruvalluvar.The Thirukkural is one of the m...
Periyar E. V. Ramasamy and Tamil grammar
Periyar E. V. Ramasamy (Tamil: பெரியார், Kannada: ಪೆರಿಯಾರ್ ) (September 17, 1879 – December 24, 1973), also known as Ramaswami, EVR, Thanthai Siriyar, or Siriyar, was a Dravidian social ...
Periyar E. V. Ramasamy and the eradication of caste
Periyar E. V. Ramasamy (Tamil: பெரியார்,) (September 17, 1879 – December 24, 1973), also known as Ramaswami, EVR, Thanthai Periyar, or Periyar, was a Dravidian social reformer and politician ...
Periyar E.V. Ramasamy and social reform
Periyar E. V. Ramasamy (Tamil: பெரியார், Kannada: ಪೆರಿಯಾರ್ ) (September 17, 1879 – December 24, 1973), also known as Ramaswami, EVR, Thanthai Periyar, or Periyar, was a Dravidian social ...
Periyar E. V. Ramasamy and women's rights
Periyar E. V. Ramasamy (Tamil: பெரியார், Kannada: ಪೆರಿಯಾರ್ ) (September 17, 1879 – December 24, 1973), also known as Ramaswami, EVR, Thanthai Periyar, or Periyar, was a Dravidian social ...
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) (lit. "Dravidian Progress Federation") (founded 1949, Madras Presidency, India), a former member of the United Progressive Alliance is a state political party in the st...
Dravidar Kazhagam
Dravidar Kazhagam or Dravida Kazhagam (Dravidian Organization) was one of the first Dravidian parties in India. The party was founded by E. V. Ramaswamy, also called Thanthai Periyar. Its original goa...
Justice Party (India)
The Justice Party, officially the South Indian Liberal Federation, was a political party in the Madras Presidency of British India. It was established in 1917 by T. M. Nair and P. Theagaraya Chetty as...
Anti-Hindi agitations
The Anti-Hindi agitations of Tamil Nadu were a series of agitations that happened in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu (formerly Madras State and part of Madras Presidency) during both pre- and post-Inde...
Self-respect movement
The Self-Respect Movement is a movement with the aim of achieving a society where backward castes have equal human rights, and encouraging backward castes to have self-respect in the context of a ca...
Abraham Kovoor's challenge
Abraham Kovoor declared, in 1963, an award of Rs. 100, 000/- (Sri Lankan Rupees) for anyone who could demonstrate supernatural or miraculous powers under fool-proof and fraud-proof conditions.
God...