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Wagtails of Devikulam

// October 23rd, 2009 // 1 Comment » // Culture and Ecology, Eco Watch

Yesterday I visited Old Devikulam and the surrounding valleys. I had the rare opportunity to spend some time on the banks of the Devi Lake from which the place derives its name. This ancient natural lake is one of the oldest freshwater resources high up in the Western Ghats and forms a unique ecosystem, though […]

Egalitarianism – A Poem by Sahodaran Ayyappan

// October 18th, 2009 // 1 Comment » // Cultural Politics

Translation of a Malyalam poem written by Sahodaran Ayyappan in the early twentieth century in Kerala. The poem upholds the dignity of human and the equity of all. It proclaims the enlightenment tradition of liberty, equality and fraternity. It hails the human spirit for change and liberation from exploitation. A pivotal work in human rights, civil rights and Kerala renaissance movements.

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