PM Modi pays tributes to Bharat Ratna MGR on his Jayanti
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to Bharat Ratna MGR on his Jayanti.
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid tributes to Bharat Ratna MGR on his Jayanti on Sunday.
In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “Bharat Ratna MGR lives in the hearts of several people. Be it the world of films or politics, he was widely respected. During his CM tenures, he initiated numerous efforts towards poverty alleviation and also emphasised on women empowerment. Tributes to MGR on his Jayanti.”
MG Ramachandran was the founder of AIADMK and served as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for ten years between 1977 and 1987. MGR was posthumously awarded the Bharat Ratna in 1988.
Assembly polls are due in Tamil Nadu in April-May 2021. The ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) has announced to contest the 2021 Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu in alliance with the BJP.