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Bharathiar Manimandapam

Bharathiar Manimandapam opened in memory of the Tamil poet Subramania Bharathiar in the precincts of the Bharathiar Palakalaikoodam (run by Pondicherry Government) at Ariyankuppam. Mahakavi Subramaniya Bharathi was born on 11 December 1882. He died on 11 September 1921. In a relatively short life span of 39 years, Bharathi left an indelible mark as the poet of Tamil nationalism and Indian freedom.A poet was recognized and he was accorded the title of 'Bharathi' at Ettiyapuram. He was a student at Nellai Hindu School and in 1897 he married Sellamal. Thereafter, from 1898 to 1902, he lived in Kasi.

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