• G. S. S. Nallasivan Reg.No. 10152, Ph.D Research Scholar
  • Dr. K. Murugaiah Associate Professor, Department of History, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli


Women, Dravidian Movement, Tamil Nadu


The Dravidian movement which had its echo over the Tamil society instantaneously attracted women to take part in it along with the social, political and economic fields. It offered the dissertationist an opportunity to plunge into the study of women’s role in the Dravidian movement.  E.V. Ramasamy Periyar the veteran scholar and Tamil social reformer and politician applied his self respect formula even for the uplift women. He devoted much of his time for the improvement of women and women empowerment.  As the women play their role earnestly in maintaining the economy and welfare of the family their services are much needed not only to the family but also to the society and state.


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How to Cite

G. S. S. Nallasivan, & Dr. K. Murugaiah. (2017). WOMEN AND DRAVIDIAN MOVEMENT IN TAMILNADU. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 3(5). Retrieved from http://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/1059