Kavimani Desigavinayagam Pillai
Kavimani Desigavinayagam Pillai (July 27, 1876 – September 26, 1954) was an eminent Tamil poet.
Asiya Jothi, Nanjil Nattu Marumakkal Vazhi Manmiyam, and the translation of the work of Omar Khayyam are his masterpieces. He is known for his poetry. In 1940 the Tamil Sangam at its 7th its annual conference held at Madras (now Chennai) honored Desigavinayagam Pillai with the title "Kavimani". He was one of the best poets of Tamil Nadu.
Many of his poems are lessons for the children who learnt Tamil Language in schools around the world.
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