December month once again proved to be a bad month for Tamilnadu with the death of Tamilnadu Chief minister Jayalalithaa.
Chakravarti Rajagopalachari informally called Rajaji was an Indian lawyer, independence activist, politician, writer and statesman. Rajagopalachari was the last Governor-General of India. He died on 25th December 1972.
Periyar also referred as E. V. R. or Thanthai Periyar, was a social activist, freedom fighter, and politician who started the Self-Respect Movement and Dravidar Kazhagam also died in December on 24th, 1973.
Marudur Gopalan Ramachandran, popularly known as MGR, was an actor and politician who served as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, breathed his last on 24th December 1987.
Tamil Nadu’s coastal districts affected by the 2004 tsunami in December month in which thousands of people were swallowed by the ocean.
Chennai saw its worst rainfall in 100 years in 2015 where Subways, hospitals, roads got flooded and entire localities were underwater for more than a week.
Jayalalithaa Jayaram who served five terms as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, for over fourteen years between 1991 and 2016, died on December 5, 2016.