ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Denationalising the Past-Nation in E V Ramasamys Political Discourse

'Nation' in E V Ramasamy's Political Discourse M S S Pandian Departing from the conception which claims the 'nationalisation of the past as a universal given of nations, this article argues that it has been possible at least in certain cases to imagine nations as disengaged from the past. To illustrate such a possibility the concept of 'nation' as propagated by E V Ramasamy, who denied its origin in classical Indian/Tamil past and envisaged it fully in the future, is analysed.

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