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Foundations of justice

Print edition : August 31, 2018

February 10, 1969: At the Raj Bhavan in Madras, M. Karunanidhi, the new Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, with Governor Sardar Ujjal Singh (second from right), the Governor’s wife, and Cabinet colleagues (sitting, left) K.A. Mathialagan, (standing, from left) S. Madhavan, S.J. Sadiq Pasha, A. Govindaswamy, Satyavani Muthu and M. Muthuswamy. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES

May 22, 1967: M. Karunanidhi, Minister for Public Works, and V.R. Nedunchezhiyan, Minister for Education and Industry, Tamil Nadu, during their visit to the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre at Trombay in Maharashtra. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES

December 16, 1969: In conversation with J.R.D. Tata. Photo: The Hindu Archives

July 5, 1990: As Chief Minister inaugurating a sugar mill in Andipatti. Photo: The Hindu Archives

August 13, 1990: Inaugurating the Lower Bhavani Micro Hydel Power Station at Bhavani Sagar in Periyar district. To his right is Minister for Public Works and Electricity Durai Murugan and to his left are Minister for Transport M. Kannappan, Minister for Social Welfare and Rural Industries Subbulakshmi Jagadeesan and Chief Secretary T.V. Antony. Photo: The Hindu Archives

May 16, 1967: M. Karunanidhi, as Minister for Public Works, in discussion with K.L. Rao, Union Minister for State for Irrigation and Power, regarding irrigation projects, at the State Guest House at Chepauk, Madras. Photo: THE HINDU ARCHIVES

September 28, 1989: Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi, along with his wife Dayalu Ammal and colleagues, inspecting a stoneware pipes unit of the Tamilnadu Cements Corporation, which was recommissioned at Vriddhachalam. Photo: The Hindu Archives

Excerpted from The Dravidian Years: Politics and Welfare in Tamil Nadu by S. Narayan
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