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K. Kamaraj Introduction:
K. Kamaraj was a famous politician of India in the era of 1960s; he was a leader of Indian National Congress (INC).
In the tenure of 1960 Indian politics, he knows as the kingmaker and also served four years as a president of INC politics party from 1964 to 1967. After the death of Nehru’s, Kamaraj was responsible for the aggrandizement of Lal Bahadur Shastri to the main position of Prime minister of India.
History repeats after the death of Shastri because Indira Gandhi does the same thing, as Kamaraj do after the death of Nehru’s.
Kamaraj successfully retains the 3rd Chief Minister of Madras State which is in Tamil Nadu during the year of 1954 to 1963 and two times the member of Lok Sabha parliament during 1952 to 1954 and 1967 to 1975.
In 1976 he was awarded the highest civilian honour of Indian and that was Bharat Ratna, posthumously.
Early Life & Death:
He was born on July 15, 1903, at Virudhunagar, Madras in Tamil Nadu. His original name was Kumaraswami Kamaraj. His father name was Kumarasamy. In 1907, Kamaraj was four years old his sister Nagammal was born.
Kamaraj was admitted to a normal school at the age of 5 years and later in 1908, he went to Yenadhi Narayana Vidhya Salai. When he was 6 years old his father dies and his mother forced him to leave the school and support her family, therefore in 1914 Kamaraj leave the school to support her family properly.
He died at his home on the day of Gandhi Jayanti (2 October 1975). He died in his sleep and that time his aged 72 years.
Nickname: K. Kamaraj
Original name: Kumaraswami Kamaraj
Father name: Kumarasamy
Sister name: Nagammal
Date of Birth: 15 July 1903
Date of Death: 2 October 1975
Political Party: INC – Indian National Congress