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Race, class, and Wigneswaran’s historiography

A look back at our history, and a response to nationalists

Former Northern Province Chief Minister and now MP C. V. Wigneswaran

Former Chief Minister Wigneswaran made two remarks at the commencement of the 16th parliament. First he contended that Tamil is the oldest surviving language, presumably in the world. Then he contended that the Tamil people are this country’s original inhabitants.

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