Birthday: 05-01-1958
Age: 61
Star sign: Aquarius

Muthuvel Karunanidhi Kanimozhi is a Tamil politician. Besides being a politician she is also a poet and journalist. She is a member of parliament and represents Tamil Nadu in its Upper house Rajya Sabha. Kanimozhi belongs to the political party Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam popularly known as DMK. Born on 5th January 1968 in Madras, Tamil Nadu Kanimohzi is the daughter of former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu M. Karunanidhi and RajuthiArmal, Karunanidhi's third wife. Currently residing in Chennai she was married to Athiban Bose in 1989 who is a businessman from Sivakasi later on in 1997 she married G. Aravindaan who is the writer based in Singapore. She also has a son A AAdithyan. She has four brothers who are M K Stalin, M K Alagiri, M K Muthu and M K Tamilarasu and a sister Selvi. Two of her brothers are a politician while the other two work in Tamil film industry. Kanimozhi did his schooling from Presentation Convent, Church Park, Chennai, and then went to Ethiraj College for Women, Madras University to complete her graduation.

She did Masters in Economics in 1994. Before starting her career as a politician, she worked as a journalist and an editor of a Tamil weekly magazine Kungumam features editor of Tamil Murasu and sub-editor of The Hindu. She is also a poet and writes a poem in the Tamil language. Her literary works include Agathinai, Paavaigal, Karuvasai Vaasanai, Karukkum Marudhaani and Sigarangalil Uraikiradhu Kaalam. These were also translated into Malayalam, Kannada, English and Telugu languages. Kanimozhi is the member of DMK party where she is the chief of DMK's art, literature and rationalism wing. In May 2007, she was nominated as one of the candidates of Rajya Sabha by DMK and took the oath as the member in July 2013.

She is known for her efforts in organizing job fairs for the young generation belonging to the small cities and towns. These job fairs have provided jobs to about 133000 people spread across 9 districts. She has also supported different issues related to pan-Tamil. She actively participates and has spoken about women empowerment issues and held several programs for the same. She has organized seminars for the Welfare of differently abled and transgender and also founded a portal which supports free speech. Besides work in favor of people and party Kanimozhi has also been concerning related to cheating, dishonesty, charge related to false evidence, criminal conspiracy, breach of trust, forgery, search related to use of forged documents or electronic record and has also been arrested in a 2G spectrum case.


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