Dec 11, MGR-Jayalalitha-movie. Tamil Nadu MG Ramachandran was Jayalalithaa's mentor in a true sense. Jayalalithaa wanted to make her relationship with MGR , who was married and way too senior in terms of age, official. Jan 17, mgr,MG Ramachandran, MUHAMMAD ALI, MGR had shared a good relationship with top leading actors of other MGR, Jayalalitha, Pour This On Your Head And Watch What HappensRevitalizing Hair Therapy. Undo. Aug 8, Sandhya Ravishankar describes the thorny relationship between the two political Sivaji Ganesan, M Karunanidhi, MGR and Jayalalitha in happier times. IMAGE: M Karunanidhi with Tamil matinee idol M G Ramachandran. . the hole in the throat closed with a finger and speech therapist Ranjith began.
Understanding the tactics played by Karunanidhi to corner him, MGR started to claim that corruption had grown in the party after the demise of Annadurai and in a public meeting asked for the financial details of the party to be publicized, which enraged the leadership of DMK.
Consequently, MGR was expelled from the party as per Karunanidhi's plan. He mobilized between and to spread and preach his party ambition with films like Netru Indru NaalaiIdhayakaniIndru Pol Endrum Vazhgaetc.
Abdul Latheef in the Vaniyambadi Constituency. But in the months that followed the parliamentary election, these coalitions fell apart. Upon winning the state elections, MG Ramachandran became the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on 30 Juneremaining in office till his death in Although Anna Durai and Karunanidhi had acted in stage plays in trivial roles, in their younger days, before becoming chief minister, MGR was the first popular film actor to be a Chief Minister in India.
Ramachandran extended unconditional support to the Janata party Government. He continued his support to the Charan Singh Government in After the fall of the Charan Singh government, fresh parliamentary elections were conducted in Congress-DMK victory in the parliamentary election emboldened their alliance and made them think that people lost their faith in M.
The ADMK ministry and the assembly were dismissed by the central government and fresh elections conducted in Ramachandran was sworn in as Chief Minister for the second time. He became the first leader since K. Kamaraj to win a re-election as Chief Minister. During the same time, M. Ramachandran was diagnosed with kidney failure and admitted into a hospital in New York City. Rajiv Gandhi assumed office immediately and this required a fresh mandate from the people. Ramachandran was confined to the hospital.
The video was distributed and played across all over Tamil Nadu. Rajiv Gandhi visited cyclone-hit areas in Tamil Nadu, which also boosted the alliance. The sympathy wave created by Indira's assassination, MGR's illness and Rajiv Gandhi's charisma helped the alliance sweep the election.
R was admitted to a hospital in the U. The electoral victory proved the undying charisma of MGR upon the masses. This scheme was at a cost of Rs. A little more thanchildren of the state were benefited. He also introduced Women's Special buses. He introduced a liquor ban in the state and preservation of old temples and historical monuments, ultimately increasing the state's tourist income.
He led the ADMK to victory in the assembly elections, despite not taking part in the campaigning. At that time he was undergoing medical treatment in America and his images were broadcast in Tamil Nadu through cinema halls. He won his seat in a double landslide victory in He still holds the record of being the chief minister with the highest consistent longevity of more than a decade.
Economic data under his rule showed that annual growth and per capita income was lower than the national average and the state went from being second among 25 industrialised states in development after Kamaraj's rule to tenth. This decline, according to critics has been due to shift of government resources from power and irrigation to social and agriculture sector according to Madras Institute of Development Studies reported in In addition, the emphasis on "welfare schemes" such as free electricity to farmers, mid-day meal schemes, etc.
In addition, the liquor tax imposed during his rule was considered to contribute to a regressive tax mostly affecting the poor. Some examples stated by the critics include Goondas act in and other acts that limited political criticism in the media, which led to a "police state" during his administration.
While these criticisms have been in the minority, supporters of MGR counter that most of these problems were a result of the party members serving MGR rather than the leader himself.
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While he is not considered a divisive figure in the state, critics and supporters alike agree that his charisma and popularity trumped policy decisions that led to his eventual success during his tenure as chief minister. Ramachandra covertly supported the cause of independent Tamil Eelam and financed the LTTE and their cadres were being given military training in Tamil Nadu.
He also alleges that M.
Balasubramanian was sentenced to 3 months in jail by the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly for publishing a cartoon, depicting government ministers as bandits and lawmakers as pickpockets, though specific legislature was not specified. Finally, as I stood outside the front door of my leader's room on the third and top floor of his residence, I was told that his body had been taken away through the back door and driven to Rajaji Hall.
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I ran down the flights of stairs and, as I was approaching the main gate, I saw the ambulance with MGR's body inside. I ran behind the ambulance, got into my car, and told my driver to race behind the ambulance and not allow any other vehicle to come in between.
At Rajaji Hall I stood by my leader's side for 13 hours the first day and eight hours the second day.
Wasn't that physically exhausting? There was no physical strain. I suppose it was my will power. But there was mental and physical torture. Seven or eight ladies, I wouldn't name them, landed up on the morning of the second day, stood by me, and started stamping on my feet, driving their nails into my skin, pinching me, and so on.
Except for my face which was spared because it was visible, they attacked me everywhere else. Then, when the body was taken inside Rajaji Hall for the performance of the last rites by the family, I wasn't allowed there. I didn't mind that. But what happened on the gun-carriage? I wanted to place a wreath on his body when it was placed on the gun-carriage. The soldiers were kind enough to assist me to do that. I also wanted to join the funeral procession and board the gun-carriage which the soldiers were helping me to do.
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Now without MGR, as party propaganda secretary, I am number five. Ramalingam advancing menacingly towards me. Immediately, a young man in a blue shirt, who I was subsequently told was Tamil film actor Deepan, Janaki's younger brother's son, jumped on to the gun-carriage, hit me on the forehead and pushed me out. The armed forces personnel tried to help me back on top of the carriage, and again Deepan pushed me, beat me, and threw me out.
I was injured and bruised all over my body.
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I was disgusted with this uncouth behaviour and the unparliamentary language used by Deepan and Ramalingam. I decided, much against my conscience, not to attend the funeral and came away. Who was responsible for preventing you from attending the funeral?
The answer is very obvious, and I don't want to say it. Obviously, someone in MGR's household must have given instructions to keep me out. And there was a very small group there and at the funeral which was consistently trying to keep me out. Do you think elections should be held immediately to decide on MGR's successor?
I don't think there is any immediate need for elections. We have won the elections with a comfortable majority. And we have two years still left.VIDEO: Jayalalitha Pushed Off at MGR's Funeral Full Video
Who do you think should be the successor? Isn't a successor decided by the people in a democracy? Anna former chief minister C. Annadurai never nominated a successor. Do you think the funeral arrangements were adequate? A very small group which masterminded the funeral arrangements didn't allow the public to participate in Dr MGR's funeral. By doing that, this select group has shown disrespect to the memory of a great leader. Anna's funeral was witnessed by 20 lakh people.