Collector G. Latha led people in paying floral tributes to Tamil saint ‘Thavathiru’ Kundrakudi Adigalar on the occasion of his 94th birth anniversary, celebrated as an official function for the first time this year, at Kundrakudi on Tuesday.

At the function organised by the Department of Information and Public Relations, she garlanded the statue of the saint installed at the ‘Thavathiru Kundrakudi Adigalar Manimandapam.’ The government had built the memorial and installed the statue in 2001 as a mark of respect to the scholar.

Local MP P. R. Senthilnathan, former minister and DMK MLA K. R. Periyakaruppan, Tamil scholar Ponnambala Adigalar, the successor of Kundrakudi Adigalar, were among others who paid floral tributes by garlanding the statue of Kundrakudi Adigalar.

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