- Tamil Nadu (TN) Assembly passed the Bills to rename ‘Tamil Nadu Fisheries University’ and ‘Tamil Nadu Music and Fine Arts University’ as ‘Tamil Nadu Dr.J.Jayalalithaa Fisheries University (TNJFU)’and ‘Tamil Nadu Dr.J.Jayalalithaa Music and Fine Arts University (TNMFAU)’ ,after the late Chief Minister and AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaa.
About J Jayalalithaa:
- She was Born on 24 February 1948 at Melkote in Mandya district in Karnataka.
- She started her career as an actress and acted 140 films in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada languages
- She had entered into politics in 1982 and became Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for the first time in 1991.
- She served as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for six times.
- She had launched several welfare schemes like Amma Unavagam (canteen), Amma Water in Tamil Nadu.