(Tamil Heritage Trust)
A talk on Prehistory
Mr. Mahendran Thangavelu
at 5.30pm on Saturday, February 2nd, 2013
at Vinobha Hall, Thakkar Bapa Vidyalaya, T Nagar.
About the speaker:
Mr. Mahendran did his MA in History and Sociology, and his interests include Psychology, Philosophy, Nuerology, Evolution, Prehistory, Anthropology, Economics, and Geography. He was one of the founder members of the National Association of the Educated Self -Employed Youth (NAESEY), where he pioneered a self employment program in 1976, and helped 300 youths to start their own snack kiosks all over Tamilnadu.
He is a biker, explorer and adventurer, travelled all over south india on bike, camping, observing, learning first hand about people and places at the micro level. He discovered many dolmens, cairns, hero-stones and prehistoric stone tools, and also, discovered two cave art sites dating back to 1000BC for which he got press coverage in Dinamalar. He has video footage of his expeditions to prehistoric sites as well as the cave art sites. The duration of the coverage is twenty minutes and the video is HD quality. The visuals are in thematic sequence and will catch audience interest.
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