Thiruvalluvar Day 2021: History, significance and all you need to know about the iconic poet

Context: Tamil Nadu celebrates Thiruvalluvar Day today (15th Jan) in honour of the Saint Poet Thiruvalluvar. Analysis Thiruvalluvar, a poet and philosopher, is regarded as a cultural icon by Tamils. His most popular work is Thirukku?a?, a collection of couplets on ethics, politics, economy and love. Thiruvalluvar Day was first celebrated on May 17 and 18 in 1935. In the …

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