Subramaniya Siva

(4 October 1884 - 23 July 1925 / Madras Presidency / British India)

Subramaniya Siva
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Subramaniya Siva was an Indian freedom fighter and prolific writer. He was arrested many times between 1908 and 1922 for his anti-imperialist activities. While serving his last prison term, he was afflicted by leprosy to which he succumbed in 1925.


Subramaniya Siva was born in vathalagundu in Dindigul district of the then Madras province. He was born to Rajam Iyer. Little is known about his early life, except for the fact that he was already a married man when he commenced his political activities. He plunged into the freedom movement in 1908 after which he was jailed many a time.

In 1908, while serving a prison term, he was afflicted by leprosy and was ... more »

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