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Adithanar remembered
Chennai | Tuesday, Sep 27 2011 IST
 
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Leaders of various political parties today paid floral tributes to Thamizhar Thanthai and founder of popular Tamil daily, Daily Thanthi, Si Pa Adithanar on the occasion of his 107th birth anniversary. Led by Mr Balasuramania Adityan, Managing Director of Malai Malar , the staff members of Daily Thanthi Group garlanded the decorated statue of Adithanaar at Egmore and paid their homage. A host of leaders of various political parties, including TNCC president K V Thangkabalu, former president Kumari Anandan, Former Union Minister E V K S Elangovan, MDMK General Secretary Vaiko, PMK president G K Mani, BJP leader Tamizhisai Soundarajan, Dravidar Kazhagam president K Veeramani, Former Deputy Mayor Karate R Thiyagarajan, VCK leader Thol Thirumalavan garlanded the statue and paid their tributes. On the occasion of the birth anniversary, Daily Thanthi honoured senior Congress leader Kumari Anandan and veteran journalist Gouthama Neelambaran with Veteran Tamil Scholar and Literary Awards, respectively. The Daily has been honouring Tamil scholars and writers with the two prestigious awards every year on the occasion of Adithanar s birth anniversary. The awards were presented to them at function, organised at Rani Seethai Hall here this evening. Madras University Vice-President K Thiruvasagam presided over the function and presented the awards. More UNI WS AE AS1935

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