Sri MGR Year 95, 17th October, Wednesday
Our beloved Leader Puratchi Thalaivar MGR was ousted from DMK on 10th October 1972, when he questioned about the amazed wealth by DMK members after 1967 election. When MGR raised this question in Thirukazhukundram meeting the DMK authority ousted MGR from the party on 10th October.
Revolutionary Leader waving to his supporters after he was sworn as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu - July 1977
MGR Fans agitated violently for the dismissal of their beloved MGR. MGR toured Tamil Nadu and came to a decision to float a party. October 17th 1972 the day when an Tamil Movie Actor MGR who formed a party "Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam" and turned to be the Greatest, and the ever most Powerful personality in Tamil Nadu, October 17th 1972 transformation of MGR from Puratchi Nadigar to Puratchi Thalaivar. His fans who had unflinching loyalty and obedience without question made their beloved MGR to reach great heights.
ADMK a political party founded by the people and for the people of Tamil Nadu. (Picture from MGR Devotee S.Vinod)
MGR announcing ADMK’s agenda to Doordarshan during 1977 Election (picture given by Mr.Alagarsamy)
Meeting with people
Meeting the Media and explaining why he started a party
MGR’s first term Cabinet Ministers (Picture from MGR Devotee S.Vinod)
Our beloved Leader Puratchi Thalaivar MGR was the pioneer to form a Political Party and ruled a State for more than 10 years, 3 terms as the Chief Minister and without any break, a feat unparallel to this day. Many actors followed him of starting a political party but after NTR nobody succeeded.
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