Subramania Bharati

Subramania Bharati was a Tamil writer, poet, Indian Independence activist and a social reformer who pioneered Tamil poetry. He fought for the emancipation of women and reforming brahmin system and opposed child marriage.
Tamil Nadu government has declared September 11 as “Mahakavi” day to commemorate the death anniversary of Subramania Bharati. This year marks the 100th death anniversary of Subramania Bharati. During this occasion, the government will be conducting a state-level competition for school and college students and the “Bharati young poet award” – a cash award worth Rs.1 lakh – will be conferred.


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