V. R. Nedunchezhiyan
|V. R. Nedunchezhiyan|
|வி. ஆர். நெடுஞ்செழியன்|
|2nd, 8th Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu|
24 December 1987 - 7 January 1988
|Preceded by||M. G. Ramachandran|
|Succeeded by||Janaki Ramachandran|
3 February 1969 - 10 February 1969
|Preceded by||C.N. Annadurai|
|Born||11 July 1920
|Died||January 12, 2000
|Political party||AIADMK, DMK|
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V.R. Nedunchezhiyan (11 July 1920 – 12 January 2000) was a Chief Minister of the state of Tamil Nadu, India,He was appointed chief minister of Tamil Nadu in two tenures (3 February 1969 – 10 February 1969 and 24 December 1987 – 7 January 1988). Nedunchezhiyan was a minister under the governments of C. N. Annadurai, M. Karunanidhi, M. G. Ramachandran and J. Jayalalithaa. He was perennial No.2 man in ADMK during the reins of M.G. Ramachandran and J. Jayalalithaa. A orator par-excellence, he earned the sobriquet "Navalar" (One of powerful tongue").
He was born at Thirukkannapuram 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 (DMK) in 1949.
- "Nedunchezhiyan dies of heart failure". The Hindu. Retrieved 7 March 2013.
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