Muthuvel Karunanidhi or Kalaignar as he was known, is perhaps the most popular mass leader from Tamil Nadu. Yes, Rajaji was a great leader and the first Governer General of Independant India. Kamaraj was the best chief minister of Tamil and very popular. MGR and his protage Ms. Jayalalitha were equally famous and mass leaders.... Continue Reading →
Our first brush with Amma Jayalalithaa.
I think it was Naseeruddin Shah, who once famously remarked, “If Presidential Posts are only ceremonial, let’s have Jayalalithaa as our President. At least we can have a beautiful photo hanging in Government Office Walls.” She was a Rajya Sabha MP when he made those comments. I completely agreed with the observation. She looked very... Continue Reading →