Bangaru Adigalar

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Bangaru Adigalar
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Bangaru Adigalar
Born Bangaru Adigalar
(1941-03-03) March 3, 1941 (age 73)
Melmaruvathur, Tamil Nadu, India

Bangaru Adigalar is an Indian spiritual guru;[1] He is the President of Adiparasakthi Charitable Medical Educational and Charitable Trust,[2][3] which runs a hospital, a number of local colleges[3] and other local services in Tamil Nadu, India.

Biography[edit]

Bangaru was born on 3 March 1941 in Melmaruvathur,92 km from Chennai, Tamil Nadu to Gopala Naicker and Meenakshi Ammal. He did his schooling at Acharapakkam. After high school he joined the government teachers' training academy at Chengalpattu and later took up a job at Acharapakkam school. In 1968, he married Lakshmi and they have two sons and two daughters.

ACMEC[edit]

Bangaru Adigalar founded the Adiparasakthi Charitable Medical Educational and Charitable Trust (ACMEC) in 1978. The charitable trust runs a hospital and a number of colleges[3]) and other services in the Tamil Nadu.[2]

Controversies[edit]

In July 2010, the Indian Income Tax department recovered INR 20 crore of unaccounted money from the offices of the trust run by Bangaru Adigalar's family in Melmaruvathur and the engineering and medical colleges.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.newstodaynet.com/newsindex.php?id=21985%20&%20section=26, News Today, Chitra Pournami in Goddess Amman temple, Fri, 30 Apr, 2010, Retrieved March 7, 2011.
  2. ^ a b http://www.theowanne.com/resources/charitiesWeSupport.php, Theowanne mouthpieces, Charitable Organizations we Support, The Adhiparasakthi Charitable Medical, Educational and Cultural Trust, Retrieved March 7, 2011.
  3. ^ a b c http://www.deccanherald.com/content/78908/raids-delay-tn-college-admission.html, Deccan Herald, Raids delay TN college admission, Chennai, July 3, 2010, Retrieved March 7, 2011.
  4. ^ http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/rs20-cr-recovered-in-income-tax-raids-on-2-colleges/article497149.ece
  5. ^ http://asiantribune.com/news/2010/07/04/it-raids-famous-temple-melmaruvathur-adhiparasakthi-seized-rs-13-crore-bangaru-adiga

4.http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/rs20-cr-recovered-in-income-tax-raids-on-2-colleges/article497149.ece

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