Narendra Modi pays tributes to MGR on birth anniversary
Updated : January 17, 2021 07:09 PM IST
Born in 1917, MGR, as he became popularly known, was a Tamil film superstar who joined the C N Annadurai-led DMK and rose to be one of its popular faces.
As chief minister for over 10 years after leading his party to victory for three consecutive terms till his death in 1987, MGR is credited with popularising several welfare programmes, including mid-day meal scheme, in the state.
Published : January 17, 2021 07:09 PM IST