Politics of Tamil Nadu is as matured as the state has had its leaders. The state is witness to one of the most promising and tactful leaders which has their name embarked in the political history of Tamil Nadu.
Following are some of the few most famous and popular political leaders in Tamil Nadu.
Jayalalithaa: – Jayaram Jayalalithaa was a famous actress down south who turned into a full-time politician and has served as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for 6 ties. She was the General Secretary of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK). Famously referred as “Amma”, she marks herself as the most distinguished and the most powerful political leaders in Tamil Nadu. She won the 2016 election but breathed her last in that year and left the state’s political scenario sobbing.
M. Karunanidhi: – Karunanidhi holds most promising political career in the history of Tamil Nadu politics. He has served as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for five times. One of the most famous among top 10 political leaders in Tamil Nadu, recently Karunanidhi’s demise left the whole nation in shock.
M. G. Ramachandran: – MGR was former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, who was also a famous actor, filmmaker. He was the most famous political leaders of Tamil Nadu and has served for 10 years as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. He was the founder of AIADMK.
M. K. Stalin: – He is the working President of DravidaMunnetraKazhagam (DMK) a political party. He was also the 1st Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. The third son of M. Karunanidhi, he is among the most popular political leaders in Tamil Nadu.
O. Panneerselvam: – He is currently the Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and Gonvenor of All India Anna DravidaMunnetraKazhagam. He has served as the 7thChief Minister of Tamil Nadu three times, the third was the short span after the death of Jayalalithaa. His twists in the political arena of Tamil Nadu make him the most famous political leaders in Tamil Nadu.
Edappadi K. Palaniswami: – An active Indian politician, Palaniswamy is currently serving as the 8th Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. He is the senior leader and the coordinator of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam.
C. Rajagopalachari: – He was an Indian politician, lawyer and an activist and also the last Governor-General of India. He has also served as the leader of the Indian National Congress. He was one of the top 10 political leaders in Tamil Nadu.
A. K. S. Vijayan: Hailing from Tamil Nadu, he was a member of the 14th LokSabha of India. He represented Nagapattinam constituency as a member of the DMK.
A. K. Moorthy: A simple background can never be a hindrance to any person. Born in a remote village of Gingee Taluk, Moorthy is the present Secretary General of PattaliMakkalKatchi. He was the former Union Minister of State for Railways.
A.Krishnaswamy: along with A. Vijayan, he too was a member of the 14th LokSabha of India. He represented Sriperumbudur constituency under DMK.