Kamarajar Birthday Celebration

by | Jul 26, 2023 | SCHOOL EVENT

Kumaraswami Kamaraj (15 July 1903[1] – 2 October 1975), popularly known as Kamarajar was an Indian independence activist and politician who served as the Chief Minister of Madras State (Tamil Nadu) from 13 April 1954 to 2 October 1963. He was the founder and the president of the Indian National Congress (Organisation), widely acknowledged as the “Kingmaker” in Indian politics during the 1960s. He also served as the president of the Indian National Congress for two terms i.e. four years between 1964–1967 and was responsible for the elevation of Lal Bahadur Shastri to the position of Prime Minister of India after Jawaharlal Nehru’s death and Indira Gandhi after Shastri’s death. He was the Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha during 1952–1954 and 1969–1975. He was known for his simplicity and integrity. He played a major role in developing the infrastructure of the Madras state and worked to improve the quality of life of the needy and the disadvantaged.

At our school we celebrated K Kamaraj’s brith anniversary and reminded the children of the values and morals spread by this pioneer and freedom fighter.