What is the caste of EV Ramasamy?

What is the caste of EV Ramasamy?

Erode Venkata Ramasamy was born on 17 September 1879 to a Kannada Balija merchant family in Erode, then a part of the Coimbatore district of the Madras Presidency.

Where was EV Ramasamy born?

Erode, IndiaPeriyar / Place of birthErode is a city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The ninth largest urban agglomeration in the state, after Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Salem, Vellore, Tirunelveli. It is also the administrative headquarters of the Erode district. Wikipedia

Why did Periyar leave Congress?

Periyar was initially an enthusiastic supporter of Non-Cooperation movement but left the Congress in 1925 as he believed that the Congress was neither able nor willing to provide importance to the concerns of non-Brahmins. He was particularly angered by Gandhi’s pro-Brahman speeches in Madras during his trip in 1927.

Where was Periyar buried?

December 25, 1973Periyar / Date of burial

Is Periyar alive?

Deceased (1879–1973)Periyar / Living or Deceased

Why did EV Ramaswamy Naicker or Periyar leave the Congress in disgust?

Ramaswamy Naicker had left the congress in disgust when he found that at a feast organised by nationalists, seating arrangements followed caste distinctions – that is, the lower castes were made to sit at a distance from the upper castes. Reformers got full support from all sections of the people of the country.

Why is Periyar against Hinduism?

Periyar has been a harsh critic of the Aryan influenced Hinduism in Tamil Nadu, more than the faiths of Islam, Buddhism and Christianity. With regards to institutionalized religion being used for personal gain, Periyar stated that “religion goes hand in hand with superstition and fear.

Who founded self respect movement?

It was founded in 1925 by S. Ramanathan who invited E. V. Ramasamy (also known as Periyar by his followers) to head the movement in Tamil Nadu, India against Brahminism.