TNPSC Thervupettagam

Avvai Natarajan

November 24 , 2022 3 days 81 0
  • Tamil scholar Avvai Natarajan (86) died in Chennai.
  • He served as the Vice-Chancellor of Tamil University in Thanjavur (1992-1995).
  • Later, he served as the Vice Chairperson in the Governing Board of Central Institute of Classical Tamil.
  • He was brought to the Department of Information and Public Relations of Tamil Nadu government when M. Karunanidhi was the Chief Minister in 1974.
  • In a rare feat, he went on to serve as the Secretary of Department of Tamil Development and Culture even though he was not an IAS officer.

 

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