Writer and journalist Vaasanthi on her biography of Karunanidhi

The Hindu Business Line | Jun 3, 2020 at 2:57 PM
  • The politician wrote every day from the time he was 14 years old, and left behind a six-volume autobiography in the language he helped shape.
  • The five-time chief minister of Tamil Nadu and leader of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) shaped a whole sociocultural mindset and style of politics in southern India.
  • Karunanidhi’s life is a window into Tamil Nadu, Tamilians, and the role of the southern state in shaping India.