When it was the Brithish rule in India,Paravas were people who first converted to Christianity in the mid 16th century because they wanted better job oppurtunites which the British provided. Their spiritual, cultural and literary excellency brought out the first Tamil book to modern print media. It was known The Tamil Bible! It was printed in 1554 and made Tamil the first language into print for any Indian language.
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The Tamil is the language in which the bible was 1st written in a Indian language