Sangam

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Sangam

An ancient Indian unit of area approximately equivalent to one-quarter hectare.
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Sitharaman quoted a famous poem from Sangam Era work of 'Purananooru' to drive home her point on the tax policy.
Karunanidhi said it was difficult to bring in the poem all the glory of different classical works written in various periods ranging from the Sangam era to the post-Sangam period, including those of Kamban and Kalamegam.
Reading from the verse written by Pisirandhaiyar while presenting her maiden budget in Parliament, she said, "at this juncture, I find wisdom in a line from Purananooru, a Tamil Sangam Era work by Pisirandaiyaar from the verse "yaanai pugundha nilam" (tthe land trampled by elelphant) which was sung as an advice to Pandiya King Arivudainambi.