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Tamizhars were India’s first recorded maritime traders says expert

Around 2,000 years ago, Tamil was the lingua franca of traders across the South East Asian seas. Star South Asia expert and museum curator Dr.John Guy is in India to explain how Tamil merchants, who are prominent in the early history of the region, became integral cultural and political influences in courts across South East Asia. “You get a sense

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