List of Nadars
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Nadars are a caste from the Indian states of Tamil Nadu and from a few parts of Kerala. Nadars occupy various positions, including education, politics and mostly retail business. Below is a list of some notable Nadars who have contributed in different fields.
- M. G. Muthu, founder of MGM Group of Companies and MGM Dizzee World
- R. G. Chandramogan, founder of Arun Icecreams and Hatsun Ltd
- V. Radhika Selvi, former minister of state for home affairs.
- Pon Radhakrishnan, former minister of state in the Ministry of Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation and president of the Tamil Nadu BJP
- S. P. Shanmuganathan, current AIADMK Minister for Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments
- A. Chidambaranatha Nadar, politician
- Kunjan Nadar, politician
- R. Ponnappan Nadar, Nagerkovil, Congress.
- Tamilisai Soundarrajan, President, Tamil Nadu B.J.P.
- Kumari Anandan, former Tamil Nadu Congress Chief.
Leaders of Political Movements
- W. P. A. Soundrapandian Nadar-A leader of Nadar Mahajan Sangam and Member of Madras Legislative Council
- P. Thanulinga Nadar, former president of Hindu Munnani
- S.Ponnusamy Nadar, First M.L.A of Tuticorin 
- V. V. Ramasamy Nadar, Self Respect movement
- Marshal Nesamony, politician
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