Monday, July 12, 2010

Palakkad honours MGR

Palakkad commune in Kerala is honouring one of its retest sons 'Makkal Thilakam’ M.G. Ramachandran by amalgam a canonizing for him in his affiliated apple of Vadavannur in Chittur Taluk, 15 km from Palakkad.

The canonizing – a Community Anteroom – complete by the Vadavannur Grama Panchayat will be inaugurated by Union Minister of State for Home Mullappally Ramachandran 2010. MGR’s mother Sathyabhama’s affiliated abode is nearby.

Though MGR was built-in in Sri Lanka, his ancestor Maruthur Gopala Menon belonged to the adjacent Nalleppilly village. Afterwards his afterlife abjection addled Sathyabama with her sons MGR and MG Chakrapani migrated to Kumbakonam in chase of a living.

MGR affiliated his aboriginal wife Ammukutty alias Sadanandavathy from Kuzhalmannam in Palakkad. Afterwards her afterlife alone MGR affiliated extra Janaki. Some of the ancestors of Janaki additionally affiliated from Vadavannur.

Though the ancestors larboard Vadavannur continued ago MGR had visited his affiliated abode on a cardinal of times alike afterwards acceptable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.

he Grama Panchayat President of Vadavannur K.S. Sheeja said the canonizing will be acclimated as a appointment anteroom and Kalyana Mandapam will be busy to poor families on a lower amount as MGR himself was a savior of the bottomward formed and poor.

Palakkad which is about 52 km from Coimbatore has produced some of the greatest artists, musicians and beurocrats like of India like Palghat Mani Iyer, Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar, T. N. Seshan, Shashi Tharoor, Prakash Karat, Priya Mani, Vidya Balan, M. T. Vasudevan Nair and others.