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TAMIL PEOPLE

Tamil People have their own peculiarities.  They are intelligent, perceptive, knowledgeable and argumentative.   When in mid and later 20th century Periyar advocated SOCIAL JUSTICE ( samuga needhi) they accepted it wholeheartedly. Even then they did not pursue higher education except … Continue reading

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NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY(NEP)

There are lots of views on NEP by supporters and critics most of them not experts either on education or child rearing,  politicians and non experts making some punch statements to attract attention. One good article was published in the … Continue reading

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marraige within communities

There was an item in THENEWS MINUTE that marriage within community would be increasing infertility. I am all for love and marriage according to one wishes whether inter or intra communities.  But  it is not clear in which scientific journal … Continue reading

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WHY DO I SUPPORT A HUNG PARLIAMENT AND COALITION GOVERNMENT FOR INDIA

We had enough of strong heads of Indian government.  Indra Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi and Narendra Modi.   We also experienced coalition governments, those of  Janata dal, Gujaral, Gowda and even Manmohn Singh and Vajpayee.    The strong leaders only provoke strong feeling … Continue reading

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concept of winning party in elections

During the ensuing General Elections in India in April-May 2019 I am always amused at the public expressions of not only politicians but also the intellectuals, journalists and TV fraternity and the general public.  They are excited as if the … Continue reading

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who is secular

What is meant by a person being secular?  I am not thrilled by any religion. At the same time I do not have any view if somebody with whom I come into contact has a strong religious feeling.  I neither … Continue reading

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Hindu epics do not have ideological percepts

My posting on the article in the Hindu http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/indias-epic-dilemma/article17960992.ece?utm_source=true&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Newsletter#comments This is a very interesting article on the Hindu epics. I am of the same opinion that these epic stories are only ethical texts. To impose on them ideological or moral percepts … Continue reading

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