|Consider the following statements about Periyar E. V. Ramaswamy: |
1. He was a politician, social activist and an important figure in the Dravidian movement in South India.
2. He championed the cause of caste upliftment, nationalism and the rights of women,
3. He was contemporary of the Maharashtran anti-caste reformer, Jyotiba Phule.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?