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This Biography is about one of the best Indian Politician Karunanidhi including his Height, weight, Age & Other Detail…

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Real NameMuthuvel Karunanidhi (born Daksinamoorthy)
NicknameKalaignar
ProfessionIndian Politician
Date of death7 August 2018
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PartyDravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)
Political Journey • Karunanidhi entered politics at just 14 and participated in Anti-Hindu agitations and then founded an organization for the local youth. He then circulated Manavar Nesan, a handwritten newspaper to its members.
• He later found Tamil Nadu Tamil Manavar Mandram, the first student wing of Dravidan Movement.
• In 1957, he was elected to the Tamil Nadu assembly for the first time from the Kulithalai constituency of Thiruchirapalli district representing DMK.
• He became party treasurer in 1961.
• Karunanidhi was made the minister for public works in 1967 when DMK was elected to the power in the state.
• Annadurai’s death in 1969 earned him the post of party leader and became the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. He has since then maintained his post.
Biggest RivalJayalalithaa Jayaram
Physical Stats & More of Karunanidhi
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 87 kg
in Pounds- 192 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSemi-Bald (White)
Personal Life of Karunanidhi
Date of Birth3 June 1924
Age (as in 2018)94 Years
Birth PlaceThirukuvalai, Tanjore district, Madras Presidency, British India
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
NationalityIndian
HometownMadras, Tamil Nadu India
SchoolNot Known
DebutTamil Film IndustryRajakumari was the first film for which he wrote the script back in 1947 which gained him popularity he needed to continue in the field.
Politics– He was inspired by the speech of Alagiriswamii of the Justice Party and jumped to the politics at just 14 and participated in Anti-Hindu agitations.
FamilyFather– Muthuvelar Karunanidhi
Mother– Anjugam Karunanidhi
Brother– Not Known
Sister– Not Known
ReligionAtheism
Controversies• Sarkaria Commission accused Karunanidhi of his involvement in corruption in the allotment of tenders for Veeranam project, for which his government was dismissed by the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
• In 2001, Karunanidhi along with former Chief Secretary K.A. Nambiar was arrested based on charges of corruption in the construction of flyovers in Chennai. He and his party members were charged under several sections of the IPC. However, no rigid evidence was found against them.
• In 2012, while celebrating the party founding day, Karunanidhi and party workers were received by a group of people who were dressed portraying some of the Hindu gods.
• He once made a controversial remark against Sethusamudram controversy, questioning the existence of God and asking about the college from where Lord Rama graduated in Engineering for building the Ramar Sethu bridge.
• He had been accused of having links with Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), a militant group to create an independent state of Tamil Eelam in the north and east of Sri Lanka for Tamil people and encouraging them to assassinate Rajiv Gandhi. However, the final report had no such allegations on him.
• Some political observers, his party members, and opponents accused him of promoting nepotism (favouring the relatives), for helping his son M. K. Stalin to rise in the party.
Girls, Affairs and More of Karunanidhi
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsN/A
WifeLate Padmavathy
Dayalu Ammal
Rajathi Ammal
ChildrenSon– M. K. Muthu (Indian Actor, Singer, and Politician)

M. K. Alagiri (Indian Politician)

M. K. Stalin (Indian Politician)

M. K. Tamilarasu (Film Producer)
Daughter– Selvi

Kanimozhi (Rajya Sabha MP)

Money Factor of Karunanidhi
SalaryNot Known
Net Worth (approx.)INR 11,94,37,427 (as of 2016)
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