PM Narendra Modi Remembers Subramania Bharathi on Freedom Fighter's Birth Anniversary, Calls Great Tamil Writer 'Symbol of Patriotism, Social Reform and Poetic Genius'
PM Narendra Modi Remembers Subramania Bharathi on Later's Birth Anniversary. (Photo Credits: File Image)

New Delhi, December 11: Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembered freedom fighter Subramania Bharathi on his birth anniversary. The Prime Minister tweeted on the 127th birth anniversary of Bharathi and called him a symbol of "patriotism, social reform, poetic genius and indomitable sprit of freedom and fearlessness." The Prime Minister said that Bharathi's work will continue to motivate us all and implied that there is lot to learn from his work and life.

Chinnaswami Subramania Bharathi, is also known as Bharathiyar, was a Tamil writer, poet, journalist, Indian independence activist. He was also a social reformer and had command over various languages. He is considered a pioneer of modern Tamil poetry and regarded as one of the greatest Tamil literary personalities of all time.

"Remembering the great Subramania Bharathi on his Jayanti. Respectfuly known as ‘Mahakavi Bharathiar’, he is a symbol of patriotism, social reform, poetic genius and indomitable sprit of freedom and fearlessness. His thoughts and works continue to motivate us all," tweeted PM Modi.

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PM Narendra Modi further wrote in his tweet that, "Subramania Bharathi believed in justice and equality above everything else. He once said, 'If even one single man suffers from starvation, we will destroy the entire world.' This sums up his vision towards alleviating human suffering and furthering empowerment." This is not the first time that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has remembered Bharathi. The Prime Minister, in the past, has also mentioned the great Tamil writer and freedom fighter in his speeches.