Foto: Goethe-Institut / Roy Sinai
Sukirtharani is a Dalit poet and teacher with five publications to her credit, including kaip pattri yen kanavu kel, iravu mirugam, Kamatthipoo, Theendapadaatha Muttham and Avalai Mozhipeyarthal. Through her poems, she has taken up the cause of the caste system and the plight of women who are oppressed by it. She has won many awards, including the Thevamagal Kavithoovi Award, the Puthumaipitthan Memorial Award and the women’s Achiever Award by the Pengal Munnani (Women’s Front). In addition, many of her poems are part of syllabi in collage across the State.

Sukirtharani has completed her Masters in Economics and Tamil Literature. She lives in Ranipettai district of Vellore and teaches Tamil at the Government Girls High School. She is an active feminist and social activist. She is currently writing a novel on Dalit life.


இரவு மிருகம் /
Das Tier Nacht

விடுதலையின் பதாகை /
Die Fahne der Freiheit

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