K. Maya Thevar
Who is K. Maya Thevar?
K. Maya Thevar is an Indian politician and former Member of Parliament elected from Dindigul, Tamil Nadu. He was elected to the Lok Sabha from Dindigul constituency, as an AIADMK FIRST candidate in 1973 [Indian general election in Tamil Nadu). He was selected as a candidate by BHARAT RATNA M.G.Ramachandran, former chief minister of Tamil Nadu. Mr K. Mayathevar also known as Mayan / Maya. Former Prime Minister of India Mr.Vajpayee personally calls him as Maya. Basically he is a Highcourt Lawyer, had his schooling at St.Xaver's, Palayamkottai, later had his graduation and Post graduation at Pachayyapa college, chennai and had his BL at Law College Chennai. He was born on 15.10.1934,to Periya KaruppaThevar and Perumayee, at T.Uchappati, Usilampatti, Madurai. Right from his childhood he was so studious and service minded and a voracious reader. Since he was much impressed by the speech of Pasumpon Muthuramalingathevar he followed his ideals. He also admired the unique qualities of Netahaji Subhas Chandra Bose and became a fan of that great Patriot.
Since 1962 he started practising as Lawyer in the High Court, Chennai and Supreme Court, NewDelhi and still practises at District Court, Dindigul. During the 1970s, when he was much involved in social service for the upliftment of down trodden people, he became much known to the public. This was identified by Dr. M. G. Ramachandran in 1973 and he announced Mr. K. Mayathevar as a candidate for his newly initiated party AIADMK for a by-election. It was very remarkable election/by-election still now. Overnight popularity gained by Party leader, Party Name and Party candidate for their unintentional service to the people. Later he won in 1977 and 1980 election and made remarkable achievement. He also contested in 1984, 1991 elections.
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- Oct 15, 1934
on July 23, 2013