TN CM unveils portraits of three freedom fighters in Legislative AssemblyPTI | Chennai | Updated: 23-02-2021 22:48 IST | Created: 23-02-2021 22:47 IST
He had launched the Swadeshi Steam Navigation Company in 1906 to counter the monopoly of the British.
Paramasivan Subbarayan was also a freedom fighter and diplomat. He was the Chief Minister of Madras Presidency.
Ramasamy Reddiyar was also Premier of the Madras Presidency.
Last year, the chief minister had announced that portraits of the three leaders would be unveiled in the assembly to honour their yeoman services to the nation.
Accordingly, their life-sized portraits were unveiled today in the presence of deputy CM O Panneerselvam while Speaker P Dhanapal presided.
Speaking on the occasion, Palaniswami paid rich tributes to the towering personalities and recalled their contribution to society.
The House is adorned with the portraits of saint poet Thiruvalluvar, Mahatma Gandhi, B R Ambedkar, EVR Periyar, CV Rajagopalachary, K Kamaraj, Pasumpon Muthuramalinga Thevar, CN Annadurai, M G Ramachandran and J Jayalalithaa, among others.
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