‘K. VEERAMANI AWARD FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE’ Conferred on Hon’ble Chhagan Bhujbal, Minister – Govt. of Maharashtra State

His excellency Thiru. K.Sankaranarayanan presents K.Veeramani Award for Social Justice to Hon’ble Thiru Chhagan Bhujbal, Minister, Government of Maharashtra

Periyar International based at the United States of America has instituted ‘K. Veeramani Award for Social Justice’ for its periodical presentation to the great statesmen who serve for the cause of Social Justice.

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ASIRIYAR ANSWERS

Q : What is the stand of Dravidar Kazhagam on capital punishment or death sentence? Is it not right and correct to enforce death sentence to very serious crimes such as murder and violence in sex?
- K. Sonaimuthu, Rajakamberam

Ans: Death sentence has to be abolished. The logic behind Criminal Procedure Code is to make the criminals feel penitent and to reform them. The old name of central Jail was peniteritary?

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The inscriptions on the platform of the PERIYAR MEMORIAL

These inscriptions made into stone edicts installed at Periyar  Memorial, Chennai are  meant to proclaim to the world  for ever, his  ideals and principles.These edicts  sum up  Periyar’s mission and vision. For the benefit of those who have not seen them, we are  providing  the texts  one by one along with our crisp comments.                                                 – Editor

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SAFFRON PARTY MAY ENVISAGE MANY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES, BUT MANDIR HAS ALWAYS BEEN IN THEIR AGENDA!

This is a high time that the myth of 'Modi Mania' is exploded. It is like a balloon that gets inflated by media propaganda. Needles to say that anything over – inflated will burst into pieces. It is natural law. And so is going to be the resultant effect of the highly calculated, bourgeoise oriented and deliberate propaganda that Narendra Modi is a man of the era and a pleni-potentinary in the days to come.

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