ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Towards National-Popular-Notes on Self-Respecters Tamil

Notes on Self-Respecters' Tamil M S S Pandian This article intends to free the language question in Tamil Nadu from the stigma of being dubbed ' anti-national' in the nationalist narrative, and make available alternative ways of imagining politics based on the national- popular will The article cites the anti-Hindi agitation launched by the SelfRespect Movement in 1937 as a movement where national-popular will found its articulation in mobilising a spectrum of subalternities in support of Tamil The vernaculars are written down when the people regain importance. [Gramsci

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