Muthuvel Karunanidhi Kanimozhi is a Tamil politician. Besides being a politician she is also a poet and journalist. She is a member of parliament and represents Tamil Nadu in its Upper house Rajya Sabha. Kanimozhi belongs to the political party Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam popularly known as DMK. Born on 5th January 1968 in Madras, Tamil Nadu Kanimohzi is the daughter of former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu M. Karunanidhi and RajuthiArmal, Karunanidhi's third wife. Currently residing in Chennai she was married to Athiban Bose in 1989 who is a businessman from Sivakasi later on in 1997 she married G. Aravindaan who is the writer based in Singapore. She also has a son A AAdithyan. She has four brothers who are M K Stalin, M K Alagiri, M K Muthu and M K Tamilarasu and a sister Selvi. Two of her brothers are a politician while the other two work in Tamil film industry. Kanimozhi did his schooling from Presentation Convent, Church Park, Chennai, and then went to Ethiraj College for Women, Madras University to complete her graduation.

She did Masters in Economics in 1994. Before starting her career as a politician, she worked as a journalist and an editor of a Tamil weekly magazine Kungumam features editor of Tamil Murasu and sub-editor of The Hindu. She is also a poet and writes a poem in the Tamil language. Her literary works include Agathinai, Paavaigal, Karuvasai Vaasanai, Karukkum Marudhaani and Sigarangalil Uraikiradhu Kaalam. These were also translated into Malayalam, Kannada, English and Telugu languages. Kanimozhi is the member of DMK party where she is the chief of DMK's art, literature and rationalism wing. In May 2007, she was nominated as one of the candidates of Rajya Sabha by DMK and took the oath as the member in July 2013.

She is known for her efforts in organizing job fairs for the young generation belonging to the small cities and towns. These job fairs have provided jobs to about 133000 people spread across 9 districts. She has also supported different issues related to pan-Tamil. She actively participates and has spoken about women empowerment issues and held several programs for the same. She has organized seminars for the Welfare of differently abled and transgender and also founded a portal which supports free speech. Besides work in favor of people and party Kanimozhi has also been concerning related to cheating, dishonesty, charge related to false evidence, criminal conspiracy, breach of trust, forgery, search related to use of forged documents or electronic record and has also been arrested in a 2G spectrum case.

M K Stalin Tamil Actor

M K Stalin

M. K. Stalin is an Indian politician and belongs to the state of Tamil Nadu. He got his name from Joseph Stalin, a Soviet politician as well as a revolutionary who died in the same year as M. K. Stalin was born, just four days after his birth. He is the president of the political party called Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. Stalin was the mayor of the city of Chennai from the year 1996 to 2002. Born on March 1, 1953, he was also the very first deputy chief minister of the state of Tamil Nadu. He is the son of M. Karunanidhi, the third chief minister of Tamil Nadu. His mother is Dayalu Ammal. M. K. Stalin attended The New College in Chennai which is under the University of Madras and completed his graduation in history. Shortly after, he got the position of Rural Development and local administration minister after the Assembly election in 2006. In 2009 the governor of Tamil Nadu gave Stalin's nomination for the post of Deputy Chief Minister. In the year 2013, Karunanidhi expressed her desire to hand over the party’s onus on Stalin’s shoulders, post his death. Stalin’s political career dates back to the time when he was a teenager, about fourteen years old. At that age, he participated in campaigning for the elections to be organised in the year 1967. A few years later, in 1973 he got elected as a general committee member of the political organization Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. Since 1989 he took part in many elections and got elected four times into the Tamil Nadu Assembly. In 1996, he became the very first mayor directly elected in the city of Chennai. In 2001, election results got him the post, yet again. The then chief minister J. Jayalalithaa put forth the Tamil Nadu Municipal Laws Amendment Act of 2002 which does not allow a single person to hold two or more elected posts as a member of the government. Later this law was rejected by the high court of Madras, but another law enacted which states that no person can be a mayor for two consecutive years. M. K. Stalin faced imprisonment for many reasons involving public issues. He was mistreated in prison and beaten and that a fellow prisoner who was also a DMK member lost his life in an attempt to save him from the torture. Stalin was also part of a controversy when he openly blamed V. K. Sasikala for Jayalalitha’s death.


Edappadi K Palaniswami

Edappadi K Palaniswami is an Indian Politician. He is the current Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. He took office in the year 2017. He is a member of the AIDMK (All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam) political party and has thirty Members of Legislative (MLA) in his cabinet. He is the MLA from Edapadi in Salem district. In his political career, Edappadi has served as Minister for Highways & Minor Ports in Tamil Nadu Government and has proved out to be victorious in four Tamil Nadu assembly elections. He won elections in 1989, 1991, 2011 and 2016. He represented Edappadi in Salem district on all occasions. However, he lost in the year 2004 and 2009. Edappadi K Palaniswami took birth in Siluvam Palayam, Salem District in Tamil Nadu on 12th May 1954. His father Mr. Karuppa Gounder was a marginal farmer while his mother Thavasi Ammal was a housewife. Palaniswami is married to P. Radha who is an agriculturalist. His son Mithun acts as a General Manager in Sriram IT Park. Palaniswami lives with his family in Chennai. The 13th CM of the state started his political career in 1974. He went to the Sri Vasavi College and opted to do B.Sc. but could not complete it. Later, he joined AIDMK (All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam) and swore allegiance to its head Jayalalithaa. In the year 1989, Palaniswami contested in Assembly elections for the first time. She represented his district of Salem and won the Legislative seat. It was the year in which AIDMK lost only by four seats. AIDMK led by Jayalalitha and DMK (Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam) led by late M. Karunanidhi always had tight competition in Tamil Nadu elections. In 1991, Palaniswami again contested for elections and won it. It was the year in which the AIDMK and Congress alliance formed the government. Jayalalitha got appointed as the CM for the first time. Within five years AIDMK and Jayalalitha lost its power. In 1996, AIDMK only secured four seats. However, from 1998 to early 2000s, AIDMK won the trust of the people, and Jayalalitha again became the CM. With ups and downs in AIMDK, Palaniswami also faced the same and lost the elections in 2004 and 2009. In 2014, she got convicted in a disproportionate assets case and got sentenced to four years in jail. Panneerselvam replaced Jayalalitha, but soon he was succeeded by Palaniswami.

Edappadi K Palaniswami Tamil Actor