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A. Poovaragam Pillai

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A. Poovaragam Pillai

A. Poovaragam Pillai (November 27, 1899 – May 28, 1973) was a Tamil scholar, grammarian, and an editor. He published Tholkappiyam in 1954.

Private Life

A. Poovaragam Pillai started his career as a Tamil teacher at Ramasamy Chettiar Town Higher Secondary School in Chidambaram. Afterwards, Poovaragam Pillai worked as a lecturer in Annamalai Arasar College and as a Tamil professor at Annamalai University.

Literary Life

A. Poovaragam Pillai wrote simple texts for many difficult sections of Tholkappiyam Soladhikara Senavaraiyam and published it as a book Senavaraiyar Urai Vilakam (Senavaraiyar Text Description). In this book, Poovaragam Pillai explained the meaning of each Noorpa (a verse meter) in a simple way.


In August 16,1930, A. Poovaragam Pillai received an award from Kasimadam for his grammar erudition.


A. Poovaragam Pillai passed away on May 28, 1973.


  • Senavaraiyar Urai Vilakam
  • Thiruvoimozhi Vilakam
  • Thirumangai Alvar Periya Thirumozhi
  • Puzhavar Perumei


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