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New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 17, 2021, paid glowing tribute to former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Dr MG Ramachandran on his Jayanti. He said that MGR reigned on the hearts of people from film screen to political screen. PM Modi was speaking after  flagging off eight trains connecting different regions of the country to Kevadiya  in Gujarat and inaugurating several railways related projects in the state via video conferencing.

Mentioning that one of the Kevadiya bound train is originating from Puruchi Thaliaivar Dr MG Ramachandran Central Railway Station, the Prime Minister paid tribute to Bharat Ratan MGR on his birth anniversary. PM Modi praised his accomplishments on film screen and political platform. He noted that MGR’s political journey was dedicated to poor and he worked tirelessly for a dignified life of the down-trodden, according to a PIB release.

The Prime Minister said that we are working to fulfil his ideals and recalled how the grateful nation renamed Chennai Central Railway station after MGR.