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Varahaneri Venkatesa Subramanya Iyer

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(1881-1925), a revolutionary closely associated with Sri Aurobindo and Subramania Bharati at Pondicherry where he stayed for 10 years (1910-20). Even though engaged in revolutionary activities, he found time for literary work also. He was a successful writer in Tamil and a keen student of Kamban and Valluvar. The modern short story in Tamil was originated by him.

Mentioned: {SABCL 17} 319 {SABCL 27} 469 {A & R.04.1987} 6 (by A very probably)

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