சனி, 31 ஜனவரி, 2015

இலக்குவனார் குறித்த முனைவர் மறைமலை உரை Maraimalai Ilakkuvanar Speech about Dr.S.Ilakkuvanar

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தை 13, 2046 / சனவரி 27, 2015 செவ்வாய் மாலை 6.00 மணி

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பேராசிரியர்  முனை வர் மறைமலை இலக்குவனார் உரை - பகுதி 1

தமிழக அரசின் விருதுகள் வழங்கப்பெற்றன

- அகரமுதல 63 நாள் தை11,2046 / சனவரி 25, 2015

தமிழக அரசின் விருதுகள் வழங்கப்பெற்றன

திருக்குறள் பாசுகரன், கவிஞர் கண்மதியன் முதலானோருக்கு விருதுகள் வழங்கப்பெற்றன.

தமிழக அரசு சார்பில் திருவள்ளுவர்  நாள் சென்னை, எழும்பூர் அரசு அருங்காட்சியக அரங்கில்  தை 2, 2046 / சனவரி 16, 2015 அன்று மாலை கொண்டாடப்பட்டது;   பள்ளிக்கல்வித்துறை அமைச்சர் கே.சி.வீரமணி தலைமை தாங்கினார்: செய்தி - சிறப்புத்திட்டங்கள் செயலாக்கத்துறை அமைச்சர் கே.டி.இராசேந்திர பாலாசி, உயர்கல்வித்துறை அமைச்சர் பி.பழனியப்பன் ஆகியோர் முன்னிலை வகித்தனர்.

மின்சாரம், மதுவிலக்கு- ஆயத்தீர்வைத்துறை அமைச்சர் நத்தம் இரா.விசுவநாதன் தமிழ் அறிஞர்களுக்கு விருது வழங்கிச் சிறப்பித்தார்.

அதன்படி, திருவள்ளுவர் விருது-திருக்குறள் க.பாசுகரன், தந்தை பெரியார் விருது- தாவூசி குப்தா, அம்பேத்கர் விருது-ஆழி.கு.மகாலிங்கம், பேரறிஞர் அண்ணா விருது-கத்தூரிஇராசா, பெருந்தலைவர் காமராசர் விருது- கருமுத்து தி.கண்ணன், மகாகவி பாரதியார் விருது-இளசை சுந்தரம், பாவேந்தர் பாரதிதாசன் விருது-கவிஞர் கண்மதியன், தமிழ்த்தென்றல் திரு.வி.க. விருது-தமிழ்நாடு மாநில உயர்கல்வி மன்றச் செயலர் கரு.நாகராசன், முத்தமிழ்க்காவலர் கி.ஆ.பெ. விசுவநாதம் விருது-ஏ.எம். சேம்சு ஆகியோருக்கு  வழங்கப்பட்ன.

30 பேருக்கு நிதியுதவி

விருது பெற்றோர் ஒவ்வொருவருக்கும் உரூபாய்  நூறாயிரத்திற்கான காசோலை, ஒரு சவரன் தங்கப்பதக்கம்,  விருதுக்கான தகுதியுரை ஆகியவை விழாவில் வழங்கி  விருதாளர்கள் சிறப்பிக்கப்பட்டனர். அகவை முதிர்ந்த தமிழறிஞர்கள் 30 பேருக்குத் திங்கள் உதவித்தொகை பெறுவதற்கான உத்தரவுகளும் இந்த விழாவில் வழங்கப்பட்டது.

 தொடக்கத்தில் தமிழ்வளர்ச்சி - செய்தித்துறைச்செயலர்  முனைவர் மூ.இராசாராம் விழாவிற்கு வந்திருந்த அனைவரையும் வரவேற்றார்.  இறுதியில் தமிழ் வளர்ச்சி இயக்குநர்  முனைவர் கா.மு. சேகர் நன்றி கூறினார்.
  (ஒளிப்படங்கள் நன்றி : செயா தொலைக்காட்சி)

வியாழன், 29 ஜனவரி, 2015

Sinhala occupation continues at gunpoint in East despite ‘regime change’ in Colombo

Sinhala occupation continues at gunpoint in East despite ‘regime change’ in Colombo

[TamilNet, Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 19:39 GMT]
A Sinhala squad claiming as ‘forest guard’ raided the huts of Tamil cattle herders in their graze lands situated in Koa'ra'laippattu-South (Kiraan) division of Batticaloa district Tuesday around 5:00 a.m. The squad assaulted the dairy farmers, burned down their huts, robbed off their belongings at gunpoint and separated the cattle herders from the cattle numbering around 1,000. “Although Maithiripala came to power securing Tamil votes, there is no change on the ground for the Tamil dairy farmers who are undergoing untold hardship being caused by the occupying Sinhala settlers, who have encroached into the grazing lands that has been ours for years and years,” Nimalan Chelliah, the president of farm owners association, told TamilNet.

Grazing lands Mailaththa-madu
The Tamil farmers say they have been using the grazing lands allocated for them for more than 3 years with the permits given to them through Sri Lanka’s state-owned dairy Milco (Pvt) Ltd 

“With a hatred against Tamils, they continue attack us. Where do we go with our cattle?” Mr Nimalan questioned.

“We have been complaining to the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and the Government Agent (GA). We also brought our issue to the level of Sri Lankan Parliament in Colombo. Nothing was achieved,” he complained.

15 Tamil cattle herders lost all their properties on Tuesday to the assault squad that carried T-56 rifles and shotguns. Three of the farmers were beaten up at gunpoint.

Later, they were taken to a Wildlife Conservation office at Mahaoya and ‘interrogated’ before they were handed over to the Sri Lankan police, who took the Tamil farmers to the courts located at Dehiattakandiya in the bordering Ampaa'rai district.

Tamil officials of the SL State-owned Milco Ltd had to intervene to get the farmers released from the courts on bail. Each farmer had to pay 500 rupees. Their belongings were not returned.

Subramaniyam Velnayagam, one of the victims, told TamilNet that they lost three C90 motorbikes, milk containers (10 liter and 40 liter containers), a solar charging equipment and other tools. “They even robbed 12 Marakkal of rice we had for cooking,“ he said. (Marakkaal is an ancient Tamil unit for corn-measure). The squad was also threatening to fire upon them. “Everyone of them was carrying a gun pointing on us,“ he said. “When they were taking us away, we asked whether they were Sri Lanka Army. They said they were forest guards,” Mr Velnayagam said.

“We told them that we were having permits obtained through Milco to use the graze lands. But, they were not prepared to listen what we said,” he added.

Mailaththa-madu and Periya-maathava'nai are areas that have been used by Tamil farmers for more than 40 years as grazing lands.

The Sinhala occupation is taking place in the name of ‘wildlife conservation’ and ‘forest preservation’. A large number of trees have been felled to create space for settling Sinhalese. “What kind of wildlife conservation is this?,” asked a Tamil official working in the SL State-owned Milco Limited.

During the times of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), the Tamil farmers were able to sustain their livelihood without any threat of occupation, robbery and harassment. But, after 2007, the area has been subjected to an accelerated Sinhala occupation, he further said.

The cattle herders are from Chiththaa'ndi and Maavadi-vempu in Batticaloa.

P. Theyvendran, S. Arulanantham, S. Thiruppathy, N. Ramachandran, T. Kamalraj, S. Velnayagam, S. Kalikuddy, S. Selvanaygam, T. Sivathasan, K. Kanthalingam, K. Vadivel and S. Arulshan were 12 of the 15 affected cattle herders, according to Nimlan Chelliah, the president of dairy farm owners association.

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Documentary on Tamil Muslims inspires approach to Tamil national struggle

Documentary on Tamil Muslims inspires approach to Tamil national struggle

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 23:39 GMT]
While global and regional powers engineering new world order of corporate imperialist designs try to play the card of religion to deviate the question of oppressed nations without State all over the world, and try to confine the ideological questions of humanity in the post cold war era within the ambit of ‘Clash of Civilizations’ coloured by religions, Tamils who have evolved their identity and civilization in a different way over millennia due to their location have to be extra- cautious in facing the paradigm. The Tamil struggle that has seen the injustice of all the Establishments will be lost if it doesn’t come out with its own model, commented Tamil activists for alternative politics appreciating a documentary film on Tamil Muslims in Tamil Nadu, produced by Mr. S. Anwar.
Keezhakkarai Mosque
A 17th century Tamil Muslim mosque built in the Dravidian Islamic Architectural Style at Keezhak-karai in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu

The film titled “Yaadhum” (meaning ‘All’ in Tamil), showcases more than a millennium old harmonious co-existence of Islam in Thamizhakam, told from the perspective of Kompai S Anwar, who himself is a Tamil Muslim hailing from Tamil Nadu exploring his Tamil Muslim identity and History.

The film covers archaeological excavations, inscriptions, old mosques built in the architectural traditions of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, other existing traditions, Sufism, literature and interviews with well-known historians.

A writer, filmmaker and an independent researcher, Anwar has been focussing on South Indian history. He is a contributor to the Madras Gazetteer Project, which documents the history of Chennai from 1600 to 200 CE. He was also earlier commissioned by the Archaeological Survey of India to make a series of short films on the 1000th year celebrations of the World Heritage Monument, the Big Temple at Thanjavur.

The Aga Khan Museum in Toronto presents the premiere of the film on 4th February.

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