Mangayarkula Maanikkangal - Tamil | by Giri Publications/ Soft Cover/ Fictional Book
Mangayar Kula Manikkangal is a Tamil novel written by R. Ponnammal. The title translates to “Gems of the Mangayar Community, ” with “Mangayar” referring to a subcaste of the Tamil community.
? The tamil novel portrays the social and cultural life of the Mangayar community in Tamil Nadu, India, in the early 20th century. It focuses on the struggles and challenges faced by women of the community, who were often subjected to patriarchy and societal norms that restricted their freedom and opportunities.
? The story follows the lives of two sisters, Kanagam and Rukmini, who are born into a conservative Mangayar family. Despite facing several obstacles, including the pressures of arranged marriage and the lack of education, the sisters strive to break free from the traditional roles imposed on them and pursue their dreams.
? Through the characters and their experiences, the novel sheds light on various social issues such as caste discrimination, gender inequality, and the importance of education for women. It also highlights the rich cultural heritage and traditions of the Mangayar community.
? Mangayar Kula Manikkangal is a compelling tamil novel that offers insights into the lives of a particular community and the challenges they faced in a changing society.