Chakravarti Rajagopalachari

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Chakravarti Rajagopalachari

Chakravarti Rajagopalachari, informally called Rajaji or CR, was an Indian lawyer, independence activist, politician, writer and statesman. Image source: www.indiannerve.com

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Chakravarti Rajagopalachari

Inspired by Bal Gangadhar Tilak, leader of the Indian freedom movement, Rajagopalachari went into politics and became a member of the Tamil Nadu municipality. He served as the Chairman of the municipality from 1917 to 1919. Image source: www.india.com

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Chakravarti Rajagopalachari

During the early 1930s, Rajagopalachari emerged as one of the most prominent leaders of the Tamil Nadu Congress. Image source: www.aajkikhabar.com

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Chakravarti Rajagopalachari

After Lord Mountbatten left India for good, Rajagopalachari served as the Governor-General of India – the only Indian national to have held the office – from 1948 to 1950. Image source: www.wikimedia.org

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Chakravarti Rajagopalachari

Of all the works that Rajagopalachari did for India before and after its Independence, he is most remembered for his work as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu from 1952 to 1954. Image source: www.netdna.com

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