Contribution of Pasumpon Muthuramalinga Thevar for the Welfare of De-Notified Tribes in Ramanathapuram District A-Study

  • R Kumaravel Ph.D. Research Scholar, Government Arts College (Autonomous), Karur, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Pasumpon Muthuramalinga Thevar, National freedom, Nethaji subash Chandra Bose, Ramanathapuram District, Forward Bloc, Harijans


Pasumpon Muthuramalinga Thevar was known for his courage boldness and simplicity. Thevar fought for the cause of our National freedom and was an ardent follower of Nethaji subash Chandra Bose. Thevar’s words ignited the spirit of parriotism in the minds of the youth especially those in Madurai, Tirunelveli, and Ramanathapuram District. Thevar won the hearts of the youth by his eloquent and touching speeches. Thevar is well known as a patriot, a disciple of Nethaji and an undisputed leader of Forward Bloc and he is not only a leader of the Mukkilathors but also another communities. He was an unparallel leader in India, especially Ramamathapuram District in Tamil Nadu. He dedicated his entire life for upliftment of the down trodden people particularly depressed class people. He led the historic entry of Harijans into the Meenakshi Amman Temple In Madurai. He also worked for the upliftment of peasant class and fought to abolish the Zaminndar System.

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