These include a corpus of 2, poems collectively known as Sangam literature. Muruganrevered as the Tamil God, along with sage Agastyabrought it to the people.
The state has a range of flora and fauna with many species and habitats. Since the state is entirely dependent on rains for recharging its water resources, monsoon failures lead to acute water scarcity and severe drought. To protect this diversity of wildlife there are Protected areas of Tamil Nadu as well as biospheres which protect larger areas of natural habitat often include one or more National Parks.
The linguistic evidence suggests that Proto-South-Dravidian was spoken around the middle of the second millennium BC, and that proto-Tamil emerged around the 3rd century BC.
AD of Deccan. It is one of the official languages of the union territory of Puducherry and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. During the administration of Governor George Harris — measures were taken to improve education and increase representation of Indians in the administration.
Linguistic reconstruction suggests that Proto-Dravidian was spoken around the third millennium BC, possibly in the region around the lower Godavari river basin in peninsular India.
Middle Tamil language Tamil inscriptions in Vatteluttu script in stone during Chola period c. Dravidian languages Tamil belongs to the southern branch of the Dravidian languagesa family of around 26 languages native to the Indian subcontinent.
Administratively the state is divided into 32 districts. The evolution of Old Tamil into Middle Tamilwhich is generally taken to have been completed by the 8th century,  was characterised by a number of phonological and grammatical changes.
In Reunion where the Tamil language was forbidden to be learnt and used in public space by France it is now being relearnt by students and adults. The recognition was announced by the contemporaneous President of IndiaAbdul Kalamin a joint sitting of both houses of the Indian Parliament on 6 June The present government is headed by Edappadi K.
The western, southern and the north western parts are hilly and rich in vegetation. Chennai formerly known as Madras is the state capital. The bordering states are Kerala to the west, Karnataka to the north west and Andhra Pradesh to the north.
States of India by Tamil speakers and List of territorial entities where Tamil is an official language Tamil is the official language of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and one of the 22 languages under schedule 8 of the constitution of India.
Failure of the summer monsoons and administrative shortcomings of the Ryotwari system resulted in two severe famines in the Madras Presidency, the Great Famine of —78 and the Indian famine of — Even though the name of the language which was developed by these Tamil Sangams is mentioned as Tamil, the period when the name "Tamil" came to be applied to the language is unclear, as is the precise etymology of the name.
These inscriptions are written in a variant of the Brahmi script called Tamil-Brahmi.Tamil Nadu (in Lingua tamil தமிழ் நாடு, letteralm. "Terra o Paese dei Tamil") è uno dei 29 Stati federati e territori dell'India; la sua capitale è la città di Chennai (ex Madras), quarta città più grande dell'India.L'unica lingua ufficiale è il tamil; la lingua inglese è anche usata come una delle lingue ufficiali dell'intera India.
Tamil belongs to the southern branch of the Dravidian languages, a family of around 26 languages native to the Indian subcontinent. It is also classified as being part of a Tamil language family that, alongside Tamil proper, includes the languages of about 35 ethno-linguistic groups such as the Irula and Yerukula languages (see SIL Ethnologue).
The closest major relative of Tamil. The early history of the people and rulers of Tamil Nadu is a topic in Tamil literary sources known as Sangam killarney10mile.comatic, archaeological and literary sources corroborate that the Sangam period lasted for about six centuries, from BC to ADDownload