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Synonyms for Dravidian

a member of one of the aboriginal races of India (pushed south by Caucasians and now mixed with them)

a large family of languages spoken in south and central India and Sri Lanka

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Most surprising is his reference to " the colonial-era construction of the Dravidian identity, which did not exist prior to the nineteenth century and was fabricated as an identity.
My question is, are the Dravidian and Aryan races mere colonial constructs, inventions of prejudiced scholars, or are they ethnic realities recognized in Anthropology?
Vijayendra Prasad of Baahubali and Bajrangi Bhaijaan fame, Aarambh will narrate the clash of the Dravidian and Aryan civilisations - born and built out of two different existential needs.
Rajagopalachari insisted on compulsory learning of Hindi in the State, the Dravidian movement, then in the form of the Justice Party, got a major campaign agenda.
The ethno-linguistic composition of the population of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, and Sri Lanka mostly falls within two large groups, Dravidian and Indo-Aryan.
As explained by Runoko Rashidi, the Dravidians (the Sudras caste) of India are descendants of the Harappan people of the ancient Indus Valley who were pushed into South India as the result of the Aryan invasions.
The two largest groups are the Indo-Aryans, who live mostly in the north, and the Dravidians, who have darker skin and live in the south.
The Proto-Culture of the Dravidians, Manding and Sumerians, Tamil Civilization 3, no.
Vijayendra Prasad, who was also behind Baahubali and Bajrangi Bhaijaan , Aarambh will narrate the clash of the Dravidians and Aryans civilisations.
The more contemporary history of the Dravidian issue in India has to be considered using the life and times of C N Annadurai to understand the dynamics of Tamil Nadu politics considering his status as the founder of the Dravida Munnetra Kazagham (DMK), and for his part in supporting the idealism of political forces in Tamil Nadu for an independent State for the Dravidians.
Today among Hindus are counted, among others, Dravidians of South also.
Indians consist of three races Dravidians, Aryans and we in the northeast.
Karunanidhi also stressed the need for continuously avenging past injustice suffered by Dravidians at the hands of their enemies.
This approach is justified by the detailed discussion in chapters 8 and 9 of the linguistic context of the Indus culture and its writing, in which Parpola presents strong arguments for the position that the Dravidian language family is the one most likely represented by the Indus script.