The above said serials were considered important by scholars and brought out interesting and contemporary issues in their respective areas.
Kumari Malar was started in the year 1943 as a monthly magazine by A. K. Chettiar. It carried out high standard essays about Tamil literature, psychology, handicraft, spirituality and politics. In the first issue it was mentioned that this magazine was inspired by the English magazine ‘Penguin new writing’. This serial ceased in 1984. In Kumari Malar, A. K. Chettiar served as the editor. Articles of many important personalities of those times such as Ve. Saminatha Sharma, Desika Vinayagam Pillai, T. S.Chockalingam, T.K.C. have been published in this magazine. Identifier 74996756
Makaḷir cintaṉai was published by the Tamil Nadu State Committee of the All-India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA), starting in 1984, carries news of the AIDWA and works on women's progress. It carries articles condemning violence against women and girl children, medical notes for women, poems on women's awareness, and book reviews. Some well-known contributors for the magazine Makaḷir cintaṉai were Papa Umanath, Maithili Sivaraman, A. Mangai, Vasuki, and Sudha. Identifier None
Pēcum paṭam is one of the earliest serials for Tamil film industry published in Tamil. It was started in 1942 in Chennai. This serial is one of the best sources to understand the early movies of Tamil Nadu. It carried movie reviews, happenings in studios, information about movie personalities, photographs of movie personalities and much more about Tamil movies. Many researchers working in the area of early Tamil movies, history of modern Tamil Nadu and feminism in Tamil Nadu are now looking for these three serials. As these serials are not available online and only available with very few repositories, the researchers have to travel to the repositories to access them. Hence, reformatting will help researchers all over the world to access these serials for their research.In Pēcum paṭam, TV Ramnath served as Managing director and P. R. S. Gopal served as the editor. Identifier None