K. Anbazhagan is confirmed dead at the age of 97.
K. was best known as a Indian politician.
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RT @Mugilan__C: @arivalayam condoles the demise of K.#Anbazhagan. DMK postpones all its party functions for 1 week and all DMK…
RT @dsureshkumar: K Anbazhagan was a veteran of the Dravidian movement. A fellow traveller of M Karunanidhi, he died at the age of 97…
K Anbazhagan was elected general secretary of the DMK in 1977, a few weeks after V R Nedunchezhiyan, another Dravid…
RT @dhanyarajendran: Perasiriyar K Anbazhagan no more. He was 97. He passed away sometime ago. Kalaignar's friend and fellow traveller.
RT @NairShilpa1308: K Anbazhagan, DMK General Secretary and close confidant of M Karunanidhi, passes away in Chennai. He was 97. RIP 🙏🏼
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K Anbazhagan passes away. The last link to the founding generation of the Dravidian movement is no more.
RT @NairShilpa1308: K Anbazhagan, DMK General Secretary and close confidant of M Karunanidhi, passes away in Chennai. He was 97. RIP 🙏🏼
#NewsAlert | K Anbazhagan, DMK General Secretary and close confidant of M Karunanidhi, passes away in Chennai. He w…
RT @dsureshkumar: Adieu Perasiriyar! An academic turned politician, K Anbazhagan was DMK general secretary for 43 years. Had served a…
Perasiriyar K Anbazhagan no more. He was 97. He passed away sometime ago. Kalaignar's friend and fellow traveller.
RT @NairShilpa1308: K Anbazhagan, DMK General Secretary and close confidant of M Karunanidhi, passes away in Chennai. He was 97. RIP 🙏🏼
RT @dsureshkumar: Adieu Perasiriyar! An academic turned politician, K Anbazhagan was DMK general secretary for 43 years. Had served a…
@arivalayam condoles the demise of K.#Anbazhagan. DMK postpones all its party functions for 1 week and all DMK…
RT @dsureshkumar: DMK president M K Stalin announces week long mourning on the passing away of party general secretary K Anbazhagan.…
RT @dsureshkumar: DMK president M K Stalin announces week long mourning on the passing away of party general secretary K Anbazhagan.…
RT @Arun_Ram: DMK general secretary K Anbazhagan, one of the last of the Dravidian leaders from the time of CN Annadurai, died at…
Inamaanam

Professor K Anbazhagan

Secretary general DMK
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Member of Tamil Nadu legislative assembly
In office
1957-1962
1971-1984 (Purasawalkam)
1984-1989 (Park Town)
1989-1991 (Anna Nagar)
 – 1996-2011 (Harbor)
Minister for Finance
In office
2006–2011
Minister for Education
In office
1989-1991
 – 1996-2001
Minister for Health and Social Welfare
In office
1971–1976
Member of Legislative Council
In office
1962–1967
Member of Parliament -Chennai North
In office
1967–1971
Secretary General of DMK
Assumed office
1977
Personal details
Born (1922-12-19) 19 December 1922 (age 97)[1]
Kattoor,
Tanjore district,
Madras Presidency,
British India.
Died7 March 2020(2020-03-07) (aged 97)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Political partyDravida Munnetra Kazhagam
ResidenceChennai, India
Kalyanasundaram Anbazhagan is the former finance minister of Tamil Nadu. He is the General Secretary of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on nine consecutive occasions. He has also been elected as a member of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly on nine occasions.
He passed away in Chennai on 7th March after a prolonged illness
Contents
1 Early life
2 Political career
3 Personal life
4 Literary works
5 References
Early life
Anbazhagan was born in Kattoor near Thiruvarur in Tanjore district (now Thiruvarur District) of Madras Presidency, British India on 19 December 1922. His parents were M. Kalyanasundaranar and Swarnambal. He has an M.A (Tamil) degree from Annamalai University.
Political career
Anbazhagan was a member of the Tamil Nadu legislative council between 1962-1967 and a close confidant of the DMK founder C. N. Annadurai. He is called perasiriyar (professor), as a term of endearment. He was a member of Lok Sabha between 1967-1971. In 1971 he served as Social Welfare minister of Tamil Nadu. He had given up his M.L.A position, representing Park Town constituency, in 1984 putting forward the Tamil Eelam issue. He has been serving as a General secretary of the DMK since 1977 and is a close aide of DMK Supremo M. Karunanidhi, M.K.Stalin, and his family.1996,2001,2006 he was elected from
Harbour constituency.
Personal life
Anbazhagan lived with wife Santhakumari in Shanthi Colony, Anna Nagar, Chennai. She died on 23 December 2012 at the age of 90 due to Diabetes mellitus. At the age of 98 (07 March 2020) he died in Chennai at Apollo hospital Chennai after being admitted for treatment.
Literary works
He has sound knowledge of Tamil poetry. Some of his published works include:
Urimai vaazhvu
Viduthalaik kavignar
Pesum kalai valarpom
Thamizh kadal
Alai osai
Thamizhar thirumanamum inamaanamum
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