Subramanya Bharathi

[Mahakavi Bharathiyar] (11 December 1882 - 11 September 1921 / Ettayapuram, Madras Presidency / India)

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Chinnaswami Subramanya Bharathi (Tamil: சின்னசுவாமி சுப்பிரமணிய பாரதி) was a Tamil writer, poet, journalist, Indian independence activist and social reformer from Tamil Nadu, India. Popularly known as Mahakavi Bharathiyar (Tamil: மகாகவி பாரதியார்), he is a pioneer of modern Tamil poetry.

Born in Ettayapuram in 1882, Subramanya Bharathi studied in Tinnevely and worked as a journalist with many newspapers, notable among them being the Swadesamitran and India. Bharathi was also an active member of the Indian National Congress. In 1908, an arrest warrant was issued against Bharathi by the government of British India for his revolutionary activities forcing him to flee to Pondicherry ... more »

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  • M S Panikkar (11/19/2018 12:57:00 AM)

    Read some articles about Bharatiar. Impressed n love him. But outside Tamilnadu his fame has not reached. It is a pity. Also I could not locate to know what is his basic or masterpiece work. May be there r more than one. Vanakkamn😁

  • M S Panikkar (11/19/2018 12:57:00 AM)

    Read some articles about Bharatiar. Impressed n love him. But outside Tamilnadu his fame has not reached. It is a pity. Also I could not locate to know what is his basic or masterpiece work. May be there r more than one. Vanakkamn😁

  • Bharti sao (8/12/2018 10:55:00 AM)

    Viduthalai poem traslatipon in english

  • Venkatesh (8/11/2018 6:20:00 AM)

    Very nice

  • ASVATH (8/3/2018 12:57:00 AM)

    Super Poems

  • Rap Trap MUNAF (7/6/2018 11:12:00 AM)

    The amazing poet

  • Sanjay Dave (6/22/2018 11:26:00 AM)

    I love this poem

  • rishabh (6/4/2018 9:32:00 AM)

    amazing

  • Abhishree parashar (5/24/2018 11:06:00 PM)

    Fantastic poems. I love them a lot

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Best Poem of Subramanya Bharathi

Freedom

When will this thirst for freedom slake?
When will our love of slavery die?
When will our Mother's fetters break?
When will our tribulations cease?

Wasn't there another Bharat
Reared by our noble Aryan race?
Lead us, Aryan, to victory!
Is't right we remain slaves?

Are famine and disease alone our share?
For whom, then, are the laurels and fruits?
Will you abandon us, your suppliants?
Can the mother cast her child aside?

Brave warrior! Aryan Lord!
Thou destroyer of the demon-race,
Where is your dharma? Isn't yours the duty
To revive ...

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