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Chancellor   |   Dr. K.Veeramani, Chancellor, Periyar Maniammai University View Profile

Dr.K. Veeramani born on 2nd December 1933 and brought up at Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu. An inspiring scholar by virtue of his hard work and dedication, an voracious reader, authored more than 75 books and an ardent disciple of Thanthai Periyar, besides all these, a great humanitarian known for his simplicity. Lucid in his expression, practising whatever he advocates. Man of principles and man of mettle known for his mighty words.

Gold Medalist in M.A., meritorious credits in oratorical competitions and recipient of several awards are added glories to his achievements in student life.

Attracted by the words and deeds of Thanthai Periyar mainly towards uplifting the society establishing social justice and eradicating illiteracy at the age of nine.

Gave up practising law, accepted executive editor position in ‘Viduthalai’-a leading rationalist daily and assisted Thanthai Periyar in editing it and in all his campaigns. Founder of 17 educational and charitable organizations and member of International Humanist and Ethical Union and British Humanist Society, England.

Championed the cause of Reservation for Backward class people both in educational and employment opportunities. In short, he is a Living Legend.