Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Palaniswami and other ministers pay tribute to former CM and DMK Founder CN Annadurai on his 112th birth anniversary

Marking the 112th birth anniversary of former Chief Minister and DMK founder CN Annadurai, popularly known as Anna, Tamil Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami, Deputy CMO Paneerselvam and other minister paid tribute to him today.

Marking the 112th birth anniversary of former Chief Minister and DMK founder CN Annadurai, popularly known as Anna, Tamil Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami, Deputy CMO Paneerselvam and other minister paid tribute to him today. September 15 has long been celebrated as ‘Mupperum Vizha’ (triple celebration), marking the foundation day of DMK, Annadurai’s birth anniversary and Periyar ( who was born on September 17).

Annadurai moved away fro Periyar’s Dravida Kazhagam (DK) to form DMK and join electoral politics leaving behind a legacy of over 50-year-long Dravidian rule in Tamil Nadu.

Observing the birth anniversary, the Chief Minister had also announced on Monday that 131 medals will be presented to officers and personnel in police and other Uniformed services to honour their outstanding commitment to duty.