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Thiruvalluvar Tamil Valarchik Kazhakam , Singapore

June 26,2012 


History : Thiruvalluvar Tamil Valarchik Kazhakam had its humble beginnings in the mid 1900 as an informal gathering of the early Tamil migrants from the Karambakkudi Taluk in Tamil Nadu, comprising of some 40 odd small villages. They called themselves, 'Karambakkudi Thiruvalluvar Tamil Valarchik Kazhakam'. They assisted the early Tamil migrants to settle down and establish themselves in Singapore. They rented a premise in 103, Rowell Road and converted the 2 nd storey into a temporary boarding house. A Thirukkural book retrieved from this premise indicates that they had already set up a library prior to 1949. Apart from assisting the early Tamil migrants settle-down; they actively campaigned against alcoholism amongst its members. They organised and conducted a ‘Toastmasters Club’ (like) for its members. They also actively promoted the habit of reading, the reciting of Thirukkural, poetry and short-story writing amongst their members. They had recognised and celebrated the 1st of Thai as Tamil New Year since the 1940s with their Tamil Muslim and Christian members. The celebrations included mass pongal, music, stage-plays, Kural recital, speeches and presentation of bursaries and books to students from less fortunate families.

This informal gathering also actively supported all the activities and campaigns of Thamizhavel G. Sarangapani, and even formed a volunteer group to provide logistic support for all his activities. It was after much persuasion from G. Sarangapani that the group eventually decided to officially register the Kazhakam in 1952. However, with the entry of several new Tamil Organisations to serve the Community, the Kazhakam had rather appeared dormant for sometime. Although it conducted its routine activities, there had been very little publicity amongst the Tamil Community. The basic objective of Thiruvalluvar Tamil Valarchik Kazhakam is to actively promote the use of the Tamil Language as the primary medium of communication amongst Tamils in Singapore and the wide application of Thirukkural as a referral-point to resolve the challenges the individuals comes across in their daily life and for their general progress and well-being.

Comitee members :

President - Sivanason Sivabalan

Vice President 1 - Thamizhmaraiyan V

Vice President 2 - Rajarahm V

Secretary - Manimaran Arumugam

Assistant Secretary - Moses Anton Soosaithasan

Treasurer - Navaneethan Neminathan

Assistant Treasurer - Baskaran K

Address : Thiruvalluvar Tamil Valarchik Kazhakam

10, Anson Road

22-01A, International Plaza

Singapore 079903

Website :

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