List of prominent Parkavakula personalities.
Rajaraja Chola I (Tamil: ராஜ ராஜ சோழன்} born Arulmozhi varman),(also called as Arunmozhi udayar and respectfully as Periya Udayar), popularly known as Raja Raja the Great, is one of the greatest emperors of the Tamil Chola Empire who ruled between 985 and 1014 CE. He established the Chola empire by conquering the kingdoms of southern India expanding the Chola Empire as far as Sri Lanka in the south, and Kalinga (Orissa) in the northeast. He fought many battles with the Chalukyas in the north and the Pandyas in the south. By conquering Vengi, Rajaraja laid the foundations for the Later Chola dynasty. He invaded Sri Lanka and started a century-long Chola occupation of the island.
Among 'seven patrons' (kadaiyezhu vallal); Vel-Pari, Malayaman Thirumudi Kaari and Ori were from Parkavakulam
Malaiyamaan Thirumudi Kaari (c.90- 122 C.E.), a.k.a. Malaiyamaan and Malaiyan, was a king of Mulloor Malai, a small region in ancient Tamil Nadu in South India. He ruled from c. 106 to 122 C.E. in the present East Namakkal, Salem, West Villupuram and West Thiruvannamalai districts. His capital was called Thirukkoiloor
Founders of Educational Institutions
R. Venugopalasamy Udayar, started the earliest school (in 1930) at Palayanur; Also an Indian independence activist
N.P.V. Ramasamy Udayar, Founder Chancellor, Sri Ramachandra University.
T. R. Pachamuthu Udayar, Founder Chancellor ,SRM university.
Dr.Ignacimuthu SJ, Former Vice-Chancellor,Madras University.
Padmashri Dr.R.Sivaraman, Retd Dean of Madras Medical College.
Prof.C.Thangamuthu, Former Vice-Chancellor, Bharathidasan University
Prof. M. Ponnavaikko,Former Vice-Chancellor, Bharathidasan University.
Dr.P.Thangaraju, Vice-Chancellor, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University.
Dr. P. Ramasamy, Vice-Chancellor, Alagappa University.
Dr.K.Vaithiyanathan, Vice-Chancellor, Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University.
Dr.Rajarajan Gopaldas, Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Texas Heart Institute and Denton A. Cooley Cardiovascular Society.
Civil service and judiciary
Chokkalingam Udayar, I.A.S Former Home Secratary to Govt of TamilNadu.
A. M.Raman, I.A.S Former Secretary to Govt of TamilNadu.
R.Sellamuthu, I.A.S Chairman of Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission.
D.Vivekanandan, I.A.S .
T.K. Rajendran, I.P.S , ADGP(T.N).
Xaviour Danaraj I.P.S
C.Mugilan I.P.S, Assistant Commissioner of police, chennai
Ramanathan, I.P.S retd- Inspector General of Police.
R. Krishnamoorthy, ex- Advocate-General, Government of Tamilnadu.
S.R.Singaravelar, High court chief justice.
V.Balu,Advocate,High Court,Member Censor Board.
Sir A. T. Panneerselvam, Lawer, Former Finance and Internal Affairs Minister for Madras Presidency and Leader of Justice Party.
G.K. Moopanar, ex- General Secretary, All India Congress Committee & Founder of Tamil Maanila Congress.
Salem N. Ramasamy Udayar, Treasurer, Tamil Nadu Congress Committee and Architect of Kamarajar Arangam in Chennai.
Soundara Raja Moopanar, Ex congress M.L.A and Former president of Tamilnadu Parkavakula Sangam.
Aravinda Bala Pajanor, Senior Advocate and Former Union Cabinet Minister and one of the first non-congress and Dravidian party members from Tamil Nadu to be part of the Union government,
V. V. Swaminathan, ex- minister for 18 portfolios in M.G.R Government.
Manalur C.Ramanathan Ex-MLA
GK Vasan, Cabinet minister for shipping.
Chevalier Rathnavelu Pillai, Ex Mayor of Pondicherry.
Chevalier Muthu Pillai, Last Mayor of Pondicherry.
A.Arulmozhi, Womanist, Lawyer, Propaganda Secretary of Dravidan Kazhagam.
T. Rajendar, Founder of All India Latchiya Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam Party.
A.K.Perumal udayar, All India General Secretary People Protection Organisation.
Mr N.Karupanna Udayar,Ex-MLA (Papanasam).
Mr M.Ramkumar,Ex-MLA (Papanasam).
Mr S.R. Sivalingam,Ex-MLA and Salem district DMK deputy secretary.
Mr A.K. Murugesan, Ex-MLA [Attur], District Secretary AIADMK (Salem).
Mrs R.Jones Rooso(DMK)[Tamilnadu Semippu kitanku leader],Devakottai.
Mr M. Dhandapani, MLA, Congress[Vedasandur].
Mr A. Soundrapandian, MLA, DMK[Lalkudi].
Mr D. Amaramoorthy, MLA, Congree[Ariyalur].
Mr.R.Thirusenthil M.B.A., M.S(IT), General secretary (Thanjavur Assembly), Indian Youth Congress.
Mr R. Devadas, Ex-MP Congress[Salem].
Mr M.Deiveekan, Ex MP, DMK[Kallakuruchi].
Mr Ekal M. Natesa Udayar, Ex MLA, DMK[Rishivanthiyam].
Mr Kuzhanthai Tamizharasan, Ex MLA, DMK[Vridhachalam].
Mr V.Tamilarasu, Ex-MLA [Attur], District Secretary AIADMK[Salem].
Mr K.P.Selavaraj, District Secretary AIADMK (Salem).
Kumaraguru M.L.A, Villupuram District Secratary AIADMK (Thirunavalur)
K.Venkatachalam D.S.S, EX.MLA, AICC MEMBER, FORMER GENERAL SECRETARY,TNCC.
Mr R.Thina Thayalan (Perembalur Assembly), Indian Youth Congress
Narasinga Munayaraiyar Nayanar.
Fr. S J Berchmans, Jebathotam, Kalayarkoil.
Chedirayar [9th man to contribute Thiruvisapa]
P.V.R.Venkatachala udayar, Binny Mills & Engineering.
Mr R. Jagadeesan [Thambbi Modern Spinning Mills Limited, Salem].
Mr K.V.P.Sadayandi Moopanar [Pothys].
Mr Jesu Santiago, J.S Aluminium pvt Ltd, Coimbatore.
Thiru Anthony muthu udayar(cardamon estate) Royappanpatty, theni.
Mr R. Prabakaran [Salem Textiles Ltd, Salem].
Mr Vasudevan Udayar [Hot Chips Restaurant].
Venturing Youth PersonalitiesVasan udayar (President of International Udayar Association)
Dennis Mudiappan Udayar (MS Information System Management-Australia)
Krish Udayar (Film Distributor)
Mukesh Udayar (Research Analyst)
Aravind Udayar (Business Entrepreneur)
Paranthaman Udayar - ARN constructions, Trichy
Rama.Sreedharan Moopanar - Editor cum publisher - PARKKAVAN MURASU Tamil Monthly Magazine
T.R.P.Sathyanarayana Udayar - Founder Puthiya Thalaimurai Magazine.
Santiago Martin Udayar - Noble proprietor of SS Music & Sur Sangeeth (digital Hindi music Channel).
Parkava Mani Udayar- Founder and Editor of Parkavan Thudhu, Parkavakula news magazine.
A.K.Perumal Udayar - Editor Namadhu Bharatham monthly magazine.
Arts and cinemaMaruthakasi - Famous Lyric Writer.
Vijaya T. Rajendar-Cine artist and Politician.
Kovai Thambi, Veteran tamil film Producer(MotherLand Pictures).
Silambarasan Rajendar- Tamil film Star.
Aravind Raj, Film director.
Rajappa, Tamil Film Actor
A.K.Perumal Udayar Tamil cinema producer and actor
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