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In 1967 Kalaignar Karunanithi became the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.  Since his inception to power he was very particular that educational developments should come to the forefront to highlight the growth of Tamil Nadu.  From the primary level upto the collegiate level he concentrated his attentions to bring about progress.  He provided free education and large number of schools and colleges were started.  Women’s education was given priority and backward class communities were given proper representation in admissions.  He introduced a new educational policy known as ‘Samacheer Kalvi’ and was very particular that Tamil Nadu should started first in educational advancements

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Bindhu M, & Dr. N. Amutha Kumari. (2019). Educational Perspectives In Tamil Nadu Under Karunanithi. History Research Journal, 5(6), 639-643. Retrieved from