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1) Discuss the contributions of celebrated Tamil poet and Philosopher Tiruvalluvar.(250 words)

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1) Discuss the contributions of celebrated Tamil poet and Philosopher Tiruvalluvar.(250 words)

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Why this question:

There has been a growing tendency in the recent times in our society to appropriate the legacy of Tiruvalluvar for achieving narrow political

Gains. 

Key demand of the question:

Discuss in detail the contributions of celebrated Tamil poet and Philosopher Tiruvalluvar.

Directive:

DiscussThis is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Introduce with description of Who was Tiruvalluvar.

Body:

Explain in detail about Tiruvalluvar; his works and contributions in terms of philosophy, poems etc. He is best known for his famous work Thirukkuṛaḷ. This work consists of couplets on ethics, political and economical

Matters and love. Thirukkural is a highly celebrated work in Tamil

Literature.

Conclusion:

Conclude that he was a poet above all labels; religion; and with no boundaries.

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