There is no denying that the Deepa identity has overnight caught the people’s imagination across the state. But converting that into an imagery and from there as support and vote-base is a different matter altogether, says N Sathiya Moorthy. Image: The late Jayalalithaa’s niece Deepa Jayakumar launches her new party MGR Amma Deepa Peravai in Chennai on February 24, 2017. Photograph: R Senthil Kumar/PTI Photo. Now that J Deepa, niece of the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
The Jallikattu issue has revived pan-Tamil political sentiments especially among youths, says N Sathiya Moorthy. IMAGE: Despite the SC ban, Jallikattu was organised at several places in Tamil Nadu this year. This year's Pongal season has seen the Supreme Court ban on the annual Jallikattu taking a 'pan-Tamil nationalist hue' after protests erupted across the state's southern villages for restoring Tamil Nadu's culture and tradition. With some ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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