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End of Dravidian Era in Tamil Nadu
Economic and Political Weekly
Vol. 34, No. 24 (Jun. 12-18, 1999), pp. 1483-1485+1487-1488
Published by: Economic and Political Weekly
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4408067
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Tamil Nadu politics was for long dominated by the Dravida movement which emphasised Tamil identity, language and culture in opposition to north Indian attempts at integration. This was replaced by M G Ramachandran, a popular matinee idol and a populist in politics. Today the politics in the state has accepted BJP's hindutva and also globalisation, making a complete break from the Dravida movement.
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