I am a Devout Hindu and a Tamil Nationalist
TAMIL TRIBUNE, November 2007 (ID. 2007-11-f1)
I am a very devout Hindu. I am also a Tamil nationalist from my college days; I am now 83 years of age. In these long years I have observed that some Hindus think that Tamil nationalism is opposed to Hinduism. I congratulate Mr. Thanjai Nalankilli for zeroing in on the reason for this misconception [Reference 1].
Mr. Nalankilli gave the example of Maraimalai Adigalar as a devout Hindu who was also a Tamil nationalist. I am another example that a devout Hindu can be a Tamil nationalist too. There are tens of thousands of us like that.
1. Hinduism and Tamil Nationalism (by Thanjai Nalankilli), TAMIL TRIBUNE, August 2007 (8 KB) (f)
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