Texas Tech University

Debate: Andal Controversy Shows the Pitfall of Relying on Questionable Evidence

The Wire

January 23, 2018

The Wire - A single line in an article published four decades ago turns out to be Tamil writer Vairamuthu’s main evidence for making his controversial ‘devadasi’ statement on the Vaishanavite poet Andal.

This article was written by Seshadri Ramkumar, a professor at Texas Tech University.

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