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Kumarasami Kamaraj, better known as K. Kamaraj, (15 July 1903, The Hindu, 8 July 2009 – 2 October 1975, hinduonnet.com. 15–28 September 2001) was an Indian politician from Tamil Nadu widely acknowledged as the "Kingmaker" in Indian politics during the 1960s. [1]

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A. B. Shetty

Attavar Balakrishna Shetty (1883–1960) better known as A. B. Shetty was an Indian politician, philanthropist, entrepreneur and the founder of Vijaya Bank.

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A. Nesamony

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Amaravathi Dam

The Amaravathi Dam is a dam at Amaravathinagar, south of Udumalpet on SH 17 in the Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary, Tirupur district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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Arthur Hope, 2nd Baron Rankeillour

Arthur Oswald James Hope, 2nd Baron Rankeillour GCIE MC (7 May 1897 – 26 May 1958) was a British politician, soldier and administrator.

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Aruppukkottai

Aruppukottai is a town and a municipality in Virudhunagar district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.

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B. Parameswaran

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Bangalore

Bangalore, officially known as Bengaluru, is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka.

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Bharat Heavy Electricals

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), owned by Government of India, is a power plant equipment manufacturer and operates as an engineering and manufacturing company based in New Delhi, India.

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Bharat Ratna

Bharat Ratna (भारत रत्‍न,; Jewel of India) is the highest civilian award of the Republic of India.

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Bhavani

Bhavani was the tutelary deity of the Maratha leader Shivaji,in whose veneration, he dedicated his sword, Bhavani Talwar.

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Biju Patnaik

Biju Patnaik (ବିଜୁ ପଟ୍ଟନାୟକ; 5 March 1916 – 17 April 1997) was an Indian politician and Chief Minister of Odisha for two terms.

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C. Rajagopalachari

Chakravarti Rajagopalachari (10 December 1878 – 25 December 1972), informally called Rajaji or C.R., was an Indian lawyer, independence activist, politician, writer and statesman.

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Chennai

Chennai (also known as Madras) is the capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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Chidambaram Subramaniam

Chidambaram Subramaniam (commonly known as CS) (January 30, 1910 – November 7, 2000), was an Indian politician and Independence activist.

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Chief Minister (India)

In the Republic of India, a Chief Minister is the elected head of government of each of twenty-nine states and two union territories (Delhi and Puducherry).

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Flag Satyagraha

In India, Flag Satyagraha (झंडा सत्याग्रह) is a campaign of peaceful civil disobedience during the Indian independence movement that focused on exercising the right and freedom to hoist the nationalist flag and challenge the legitimacy of the British Raj in India through the defiance of laws prohibiting the hoisting of nationalist flags and restricting civil freedoms.

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G. Bhuvaraghan

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Gandhi Jayanti

Gandhi Jayanti is a national festival celebrated in India to mark the occasion of the birthday of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the "Father of the Nation".

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Gandhi–Irwin Pact

The Gandhi–Irwin Pact was a political agreement signed by Mahatma Gandhi and the then Viceroy of India, Lord Irwin on 5 March 1931 before the second Round Table Conference in London.

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George Joseph (Kerala)

George Joseph (5 June 1887 – 5 March 1938) was a lawyer and Indian independence activist.

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Gopalswamy Doraiswamy Naidu

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Gudiyatham (State Assembly Constituency)

Gudiyatham (SC) is a state assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu.

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Hereditary education policy

The Modified Scheme of Elementary Education or New Scheme of Elementary Education or Madras Scheme of Elementary Education dubbed by its critics as Kula Kalvi Thittam (Hereditary Education Policy) (குலக் கல்வித் திட்டம்), was an abortive attempt at education reform introduced by the Indian National Congress Government of the Madras State, led by C. Rajagopalachari (Rajaji) in 1953.

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Hinduism

Hinduism is the dominant religion, or way of life, in South Asia, most notably in India and Nepal.

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India

India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.

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Indian general election, 1951 (Madras)

The Indian general election, 1951 was the first democratic national election held in India after Independence, and the polls in Tamil Nadu were held for 62 seats.

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Indian general election, 1971 (Tamil Nadu)

The Indian general election, 1971 polls in Tamil Nadu were held for 39 seats in the state.

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Indian Home Rule movement

The All India Home Rule League was a national political organisation founded in april 1916 to lead the national demand for self-government, termed Home Rule, and to obtain the status of a Dominion within the British Empire as enjoyed by Australia, Canada, South Africa, New Zealand and Newfoundland at the time.

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Indian independence movement

The term Indian Independence Movement encompasses activities and ideas aiming to end first East India Company rule (1757–1858), then the British Raj (1858–1947).

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Indian Institute of Technology Madras

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) or IIT-M is an autonomous public engineering and research institution located in Chennai (formerly Madras), Tamil Nadu, India.

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Indian National Congress

The Indian National Congress (INC, often called the Congress), is one of two major political parties in India; the other being the Bharatiya Janata Party.

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Indian National Congress (Organisation)

The Indian National Congress (Organisation) or Congress (O) was a political party in India formed when Indira Gandhi (the then Prime Minister of India) broke away from the leadership of the Congress Party (which became known as Congress (R)).

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Indira Gandhi

Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi (Nehru; 19 November 1917 – 31 October 1984) was the first female Prime Minister of India and central figure of the Indian National Congress party.

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Jagjivan Ram

Jagjivan Ram (5 April 1908 – 6 July 1986), known popularly as Babuji, was an Indian independence activist and politician from Bihar.

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Jallianwala Bagh massacre

The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, also known as the Amritsar massacre, took place on 13 April 1919 when a crowd of nonviolent protesters, along with Baishakhi pilgrims, who had gathered in Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar, Punjab were fired upon by troops of the British Indian Army under the command of General Reginald Dyer.

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Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru (14 November 1889 – 27 May 1964) was the first Prime Minister of India and a central figure in Indian politics before and after independence.

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Jayarama Reddiar

Jayarama Reddiar was an Indian politician and former Member of the Legislative Assembly of Tamil Nadu.

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Kamaraj (film)

Kamaraj (காமராஜ்) is a 2004 Tamil biographical film directed by Balakrishnan made about the life of the Indian politician K. Kamaraj from Tamil Nadu, widely acknowledged as the "Kingmaker" in Indian politics during the 1960s.

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Krishnagiri

Krishnagiri is a municipaly town and administrative headquarters of Krishnagiri District in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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Kumari Ananthan

Kumari Ananthan is a Tamil Nadu congress leader.

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Lal Bahadur Shastri

Lal Bahadur Shastri (2 October 1904 – 11 January 1966) was the Prime Minister of the Republic of India and a leader of the Indian National Congress party.

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List of Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu

The complete list of Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu consists of the heads of government in the history of the state of Tamil Nadu in India since 1920.

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List of prizes, medals and awards

A list of prizes, medals and awards.

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Lok Sabha

The Lok Sabha (House of the People) is the lower house of India's Bicameral-Parliament, with the higher house being the Rajya Sabha.

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Lourdammal Simon

Lourdammal Simon (26 September 19124 May 2002) was an Indian politician and former Member of the Legislative Assembly and Minister for Local Administration and Fisheries of Madras State during 1957-1962.

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M. A. Manickavelu Naicker

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M. Bhaktavatsalam

Minjur Bhaktavatsalam or Minjur Kanakasabhapathi Bhaktavatsalam (9 October 1897 – 31 January 1987) was an Indian lawyer, politician and freedom fighter from the state of Tamil Nadu.

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M. C. Balan

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Madras Legislative Assembly election, 1957

The second legislative assembly election to the Madras state (presently Tamil Nadu) was held on 31 March 1957.

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Madras Legislative Assembly election, 1962

The third legislative assembly election to the Madras state (presently Tamil Nadu) was held on 21 February 1962.

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Madras Legislative Assembly election, 1967

The fourth legislative assembly election of Madras State (later renamed as Tamil Nadu) was held in February 1967.

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Madras Presidency

The Madras Presidency, officially the Presidency of Fort St.

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Madras Presidency Legislative Assembly election, 1937

The First legislative assembly election for the Madras Presidency was held in February 1937, as part of the nationwide provincial elections in British India.

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Madras Presidency Legislative Assembly election, 1946

The second legislative assembly election for the Madras Presidency after the establishment of a bicameral legislature by the Government of India Act of 1935 was held in 1946.

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Madras State

Madras State was a former state in the Republic of India.

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Madurai Kamaraj University

(Madurai Kamaraj University) (MKU) is a public university in India located in Madurai city in southern Tamil Nadu, India.

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Member of the Legislative Assembly (India)

A Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to the Legislature of a State in the Indian system of government.

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Mettur Dam

The Mettur Dam is one of the largest dams in India built in 1934.

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Midday Meal Scheme

The Midday Meal Scheme is a school meal programme of the government of India designed to improve the nutritional status of school-age children nationwide.

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Morarji Desai

Morarji Desai (29 February 1896 – 10 April 1995) was a notable Indian independence activist and the Prime Minister of India from 1977 to 1979.

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Nagercoil (Lok Sabha constituency)

Nagercoil was a Lok Sabha constituency in Tamil Nadu, India.

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Neelam Sanjiva Reddy

Neelam Sanjiva Reddy (19 May 1913 – 1 June 1996) was the sixth President of India, serving from 1977 to 1982.

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Neil Statue Satyagraha

Neil statue Satyagraha was an agitation that took place in Madras Presidency, British India during the Indian Independence Movement.

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Neyveli Lignite Corporation

Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited (NLC) is a government-owned lignite mining and power generating company in India.

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Non-cooperation movement

The non-cooperation movement was significant phase of the Indian independence movement from British rule.

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P. Kakkan

P.

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P. Seenivasan

P.

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P. Subbarayan

Paramasiva Subbarayan (11 September 1889 – 6 October 1962) was an Indian politician, freedom fighter and diplomat and was the Chief Minister of Madras Presidency, India's ambassador to Indonesia and Union Minister of Transport and Communications in Jawaharlal Nehru's government.

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Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary

Parambikulam Tiger Reserve, which also includes the erstwhile 'Parambikulam Widlife Sanctuary', is a protected area in Chittur taluk in Palakkad district of Kerala state, South India.

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Pullambadi

Pullambadi is a panchayat town in Tiruchirappalli district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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R. Venkataraman

Ramaswamy Venkataraman (4 December 191027 January 2009) was an Indian lawyer, Indian independence activist and politician who served as a Union minister and as the eighth President of India.

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S. K. Patil

Sadashiv Kanoji Patil (abbreviated as S. K. Patil) (1898-1981) was a former Congress leader from Maharashtra.

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S. M. Abdul Majid

S.

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S. Nijalingappa

Siddavanahalli Nijalingappa (10 December 1902 – 8 August 2000, Chitradurga) was a senior Congress politician and the Chief Minister of Karnataka (then Mysore State) between 1956 and 1958 and once again, between 1962 and 1968.

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S. Ramaswamy Naidu

S.

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S. S. Ramasami Padayatchiyar

S.

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Sathanur Reservoir

The Sathanur Dam is one of the major dams constructed across the Pennaiyar River.

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Sattur

Sattur is a town in Virudhunagar district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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Sattur (State Assembly Constituency)

Sattur is an assembly constituency located in Sivakasi Lok Sabha Constituency in Tamil Nadu.

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Shanmugha Rajeswara Sethupathi

Shanmugha Rajeswara Sethupathi (November 9, 1909 – March 4, 1967) or Naganatha Sethupathi was an Indian politician of the Justice Party and later, the Indian National Congress and head of the zamindari of Ramnad from 1929 to 1967.

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Simon Commission

The Indian Statutory Commission was a group of seven British Members of Parliament of United Kingdom that had been dispatched to India in 1928 to study constitutional reform in Britain's most important colonial dependency.

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T. Manavalan

T.

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Tamil language

Tamil also spelt Thamizh is a Dravidian language spoken predominantly by Tamil people of Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka.

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Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu; literally The Land of Tamils or Tamil Country is one of the 29 states of India.

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Unlawful assembly

Unlawful assembly is a legal term to describe a group of people with the mutual intent of deliberate disturbance of the peace.

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V. K. Kothandaraman

V.

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V. Ramaiah

V.

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Vaigai River

The Vaigai is a river in Madurai, Tamil Nadu state of southern India.

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Vaikom Satyagraha

Vaikom Satyagraha (1924–25) was a satyagraha (movement) in Travancore, India (now part of Kerala) against untouchability in Hindu society.

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Vedaranyam March

The Vedaranyam March or Vedaranyam Satyagraha was organised to protest the salt tax imposed by the British Raj in India.

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Virudhunagar

Virudhunagar, formerly known as Virudhupatti, is a town and the administrative headquarters of the Virudhunagar district in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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Virudhunagar (State Assembly Constituency)

Virudhunagar is a legislative assembly constituency in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._Kamaraj

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