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Apart from his immediate family, Karunanidhi has to accommodate grand nephew (sister's grandson) Dayanidhi Maran in New Delhi. So, party. Most people know M Karunanidhi's political heir MK Stalin. Kalanithi Maran owns the Sun Network, the second largest TV network in India. Karunanidhi loved his nephew Murasoli Maran as much as his sons. It was this special relationship that prompted the DMK leader to make.
He has faced a lot of hardship sincewhen he was jailed under the Maintenance of Internal Security Act MISA and was beaten up in jail so brutally during the Emergency that a fellow DMK party prisoner died trying to save him. He became Chennai's 44th mayor and its first directly elected mayor in Karunanidhi has been accused of helping Murasoli Maran's son Kalanidhi Maranwho runs Sun NetworkIndia's second largest television network.
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He was later given the MP seat in the general elections from DMK party and subsequently became the Minister of Textiles in the union government. The Dinakaran newspaper case was handed over to the CBI. But the District and Sessions court acquitted all the 17 accused in that case.
Karunanidhi's daughter Kanimozhi is a nominated member of parliament in Rajya Sabha. Marans vs Azhagiri[ edit ] In May, Dinakaranthe newspaper run by Kalanidhi Maran ran into a controversy when it published the results of a series of opinion polls which showed M.
The Madurai office of Dinakaran was fire bombed by supporters of Alagiri and three employees were killed  The Sun TV office in Madurai was also attacked by the perpetrators.
Dayanidhi Maran, who usually accompanies Karunanidhi on every function, discarded the event as a mark of protest. This subsequently led to his resignation from the central ministry. While the reason for reconciliation is not known, it was rumoured that the family reconciled to keep the third wife, Rajathi and her daughter Kanimozhi away from the family - that Kanimozhi was missing in the family reunion picture supported this argument.
Booked under the Prevention of Corruption Act. After the death of his father Murasoli Maran, whom Karunanidhi referred to as his conscience keeper, Dayanadhi has been the face of the DMK in Delhi, a role which he performed well, much to the delight of prime minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi. So, he cannot be ignored. Meet the Karunanidhis First wife: Muthu failed to live up to expectations and also did not rise politically.
A depressed Muthu took to alcoholism, deserted his family and slipped into penury. He resurfaced in after a 20 year hiatus. He lives with his son Arivunidhi, a doctor and a playback singer, in Chennai. Dayalu Ammal lives in Gopalapuram Four children: Jan 30, ; Education: He was reportedly engineering dissension against his younger brother Stalin.
Azhagiri made Madurai his own fiefdom and did not allow interference from either family or other DMK leaders.
He came into limelight after the assembly elections when he became actively involved in party activities in Madurai. Azhagiri has three children, Kayalvizhi, Anjugaselvi and Durai Dayanidhi. All of them live in Chennai. Both Kayalvizhi and Durai have political aspirations. Wants to become a Union minister on equal footing with Dayanidhi Maran.
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In his first three decades as DMK president, Karunanidhi said the party was his family. In the next two decades, his detractors said the family was the party. Byseveral family members occupied important posts in the party and the Union govt.
Related Videos Karunanidhi's family - 3 wives On a September day inwhile a year-old groom was waiting for his bride, an anti-Hindi rally passed by. The bride, Padmavathi, daughter of singer Sundaranar of Chidambaramhad to wait for more than an hour before some relatives brought Karunanidhi back to tie the knot. For young Karunanidhi, who took the plunge into the Dravidian movement as a teenager, the movement came first, family next.
Byseveral family members occupied important posts in the party and the Union government. M K Stalin remained the chief minister-in-waiting, while his elder brother M K Alagiri became Union minister for chemicals and fertilizers, and daughter Kanimozhi was a Rajya Sabha member.