Sakkili As A Derogatory Term
Sakkili is a term used by certain Flame Warriors from Sri Lanka, partisan to the Sinhalese nationalistic cause in the current civil war to describe all Sri Lankan Tamils and has been noted by sociologists.
Due to the negative connotation associated with this word coined by others, the community has chosen its name to be Arunthathiyar using Sanskritisation.basing on the text of vedic origin from a wife of a mythical Brahmin-vashishta sage of the highest order named Arundati known for her unparalleled beauty and loyalty.
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