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Vol. 2 No. 1 (2020): Volume 2, Issue 1, Year 2020
Articles

Environmental Awareness on Water in Eight Anthologies

Regina B
Department of Tamil, Nirmala College for Women, Coimbatore - 641 018, Tamil Nadu, India

Published 2020-01-09

Keywords

  • Eight Anthologies,
  • Water management,
  • Water pollution,
  • Sangam period

How to Cite

B, R. (2020). Environmental Awareness on Water in Eight Anthologies. International Research Journal of Tamil, 2(1), 1-42. https://doi.org/10.34256/irjt2011

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Abstract

Eight Anthologies (Also known as Ettuthogai) of the Sangam literature had a clear knowledge of water management. Sangam Period people were living in a natural way. The population was low and industries were low and pollution was low. In this region, the Sangam people live in reservoirs of water in rainforests, waterfalls, spring, Torrents, rivers, natural ponds, ponds and wells. Even those days the researchers have recorded the status of water pollution in Eight Anthologies. Natural resources are being destroyed due to the greed of the people who exploit the wealth of the land, water, fire, air and ether provided to man by the five natural elements. So the only way to recover from this situation is to preserve the water resource by presenting the importance of water to the younger generation about the consequences.

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