Vol. 5 No. 1 (2023): Volume 5, Issue 1, Year 2023

Social Thoughts in Poet Gandharva's Works

Sivakumar S
Research Department of Tamil, National College, (Affiliated to Bharathidasan University), Tiruchirappalli-620023, Tamil Nadu, India

Published 2022-12-01


  • Caste Discrimination,
  • Gandharvan,
  • Labour Exploitation,
  • Corruption

How to Cite

S, S. (2022). Social Thoughts in Poet Gandharva’s Works. International Research Journal of Tamil, 5(1), 97-106. https://doi.org/10.34256/irjt23113

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The way most people live in harmony among themselves is called society. This article deals with the various issues that arise in society and the reactions of Gandharva as a contemporary creator. In addition to referring to how the woman is generally enslaved and positioned below the male, the poet is able to find in his poetic way how the woman should take care to free herself from those slave animals, reacting to such a situation. He has condemned social evils in the strongest terms. He spoke about the problems faced by youth due to unemployment and gave guidelines to overcome the same. He not only questions politics, caste discrimination, corruption, problems faced by farmers, etc. but also proposes some means of solving the problem. The foremost of these is communist thought. It is clear that Gandharva is of the opinion that all will be well only under communist rule.


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