Kalanjiyam - International Journal of Tamil Studies https://ngmtamil.in/kalanjiyam-tamil/index.php/kalanjiyam <p>களஞ்சியம் (<em>Kalanjiyam</em>) <strong>(ISSN: 2456-5148)</strong> – An <em>International Journal</em> of Tamil Studies is a quarterly, bi-lingual journal in Tamil and English. KIJTS publishes original research and review papers related to Tamil Language.</p> <p>Tamil is the oldest language in the world, with a literary heritage dating back over two thousand five hundred years. It is no exaggeration if Tamil is one of the oldest and foremost languages in the world.</p> <p>At this moment, there is a need for quality international research in Tamil to promote Tamil research. Considering this, the களஞ்சியம் (<em>Kalanjiyam</em>) – An International Journal of Tamil Studies <strong>(ISSN: 2456-5148) </strong>has been launched.</p> <p>The quarterly and bilingual Journal (Tamil Language &amp; English Language) gives keen scope to understand and evaluate the classical antiquity of Tamil Language and Literature and modern trends in it. The Journal <strong>KIJTS</strong> mainly focuses on the thrust areas such as <em><strong>History of Tamil Language and Culture, Folk Arts, Temple Studies, Siddha Medicine, Tamil Linguistics, Tamil Criticism, Tamil Literature, Creative writing in Tamil Language, Tamil Literature and Psychology, Women in Tamil Literature, Eco-criticism, Comparative Literature, World Literatures in Tamil Translation.</strong></em></p> <p>Researchers are kindly asked to make their contribution in this regard.</p> Department of Tamil, NGM College en-US Kalanjiyam - International Journal of Tamil Studies 2456-5148 <p><strong>Copyright Policy</strong></p> <p>Copyright of any article submitted to Kalanjiyam - International Journal of Tamil Studies (<em>KIJTS</em>) will be retained by the author(s) under the Creative Commons license, which allows unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction provided the original work is properly cited.</p> xSocio and Culture Dimension of the Irula Tribes in Kanchipuram District of TamilNadu https://ngmtamil.in/kalanjiyam-tamil/index.php/kalanjiyam/article/view/49 <p>India has one of the largest concentrated of tribal population in the world. Most of the tribes live mostly in well-defined but isolated hill area, which are often inaccessible and relatively under- developed and poorly integrated with the rest of the nation .since ages, in Tamilnadu state, there are 36 scheduled tribes Irulas community is one of the major scheduled tribe of Tamilnadu. On the basic of the territory they occupied. The Irulas derived into southern Irulas and northern Irulas. The life cycle rituals of the Irulas are unique in nature. They observe pure and post-delivery rituals, naming ceremony etc. this paper discuses about the socio and cultural dimension of the Irula tribe in Kanchipuram district of Tamilnadu. </p> P.Puratchiselvi Dr. S. Kamaladevi Copyright (c) 2023 Kalanjiyam - International Journal of Tamil Studies https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 2023-05-31 2023-05-31 2 02 1 7