Makkal Pavalar Inkulab, who passed away recently, was the legendary poet of which language?

Makkal Pavalar Inkulab, the legendary Tamil poet and activist, has recently passed away at Urappakkam in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He was known for his poems like Naanga Manushangada, Kanmani Rajam, etc. His drama “Avvai” is considered to be the first modern Tamil drama and a prescribed textbook for many colleges.