V. R. Nedunchezhiyan

Politician, Deceased Person

1920 – 2000

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Who was V. R. Nedunchezhiyan?

V.R. Nedunchezhiyan was a former finance minister of the state of Tamil Nadu, India. He was also the acting chief minister of Tamil Nadu in two tenures.

He was born at Thirukkannapuram near Pattukottai on July 11, 1920 and was initiated into politics during his days at Annamalai University. He joined the Dravidar Kazhagam party in 1944, but, along with C. N. Annadurai, moved away to form the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam in 1949.Under the leadership of Annadurai, he served as the deputy general secretary from 1949 to 1955, as general secretary from 1955 to 1961, and as chairman of the DMK general council from 1961 to 1969.

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Jul 11, 1920
Tamil Nadu
Jan 12, 2000

on July 23, 2013


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