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Tamil Nadu CM releases book on Vaishnavite saint Ramanujar

PTI
Published May 4, 2017, 3:13 am IST
Updated May 4, 2017, 3:13 am IST
The book, with pictorial representation on the life of the reformer sage, will be in Tamil, Telugu and English
Earlier, the 1000th birth anniversary of Ramanujar was celebrated with fervour at Sriperumbudur, the birth place of the saint, from April 22 to May 2, the release said.
 Earlier, the 1000th birth anniversary of Ramanujar was celebrated with fervour at Sriperumbudur, the birth place of the saint, from April 22 to May 2, the release said.

Chennai: Chief Minister K Palanisami on Wednesday released a book on Vaishnavite saint Ramanujar, as part of his 1000th birth anniversary.

The book, with pictorial representation on the life of the reformer sage, will be in Tamil, Telugu and English, a state government release said.

 

Earlier, the 1000th birth anniversary of Ramanujar was celebrated with fervour at Sriperumbudur, the birth place of the saint, from April 22 to May 2, the release said.

Also, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had released a stamp on Ramanujar and had invoked the saint to condemn the practice of untouchability on the basis of caste and religion.     

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