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Honorable, Mr. K. Kamaraj

Does the man possess writing talent?

Does he know literature?

Could he speak a few words in English, leave alone, fluency?


Courage, Honesty, and never before seen integrity - all these words and phrases realize what beauty and depth they carry from the way this man lived. Honorable, Mr. K.Kamaraj.

He studied only till 6th standard. The family's poverty put him to work.

People called him 'The Gandhi with black skin,' Kaala Gandhi in Hindi. His actions invited such a title. For years, he would start his talks with British India's native souls from 6 am and go on walking to find new avenues and talks until 10 or 11 pm. Prison walls did not bother his soul.

In Free India, the Indian India, and in Tamil Nadu, the chief minister wanted to bring education that is by one's class. If you are a weaver, your son or daughter is restricted to only learning about weaving. Thus, new slavery by the state would have been institutionalized but for Kamaraj's intervention.

With no footwear and missing two meals a day, the struggling section of the population was unable to send their kids to school. The practical man, Mr. Kamaraj, made sure the kids were served healthy meals for lunch, encouraging the parents to send their kids. It was a practice of necessity and compassion to feed them before educating them. In due time, the 7% literacy rate in British India, in the state of Tamilnadu rose to 37%.

He brought many reforms, including how the older generation needs to relinquish power and let the younger assume positions and thrive.

He was called King Maker of India, by even people who did not have a commonly spoken language with him.

True work itself served as a language for him, he did not need anything else.


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