Dayalu Ammal (M. Karunanidhi’s Wife) Age, Family, Children, Biography & More
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Dayalu Ammal (M. Karunanidhi’s Wife) Age, Family, Children, Biography & More


Bio/Wiki Real Name Dayalu Ammal ProfessionBusinesswoman Famous ForBeing the 2nd Wife of M. Karunanidhi Personal Life Date of BirthYear 1936 Age (as in 2018)86 Years BirthplaceTamil Nadu, India Nationality Indian HometownTamil Nadu, India ReligionHinduism CasteNot Known Food HabitVegetarian AddressNo. 15, 4th Street, Gopalapuram, Chennai


Some Lesser Known Facts About Dayalu Ammal

  1. Dayalu got married in her teens to the widower, M. Karunanidhi, and learned some tough lessons about love and life at such an early age.


Dayalu Ammal And M. Karunanidhi with Muhammad Ali And His Wife Veronica in 1980


  1. Her married went smoothly until Rajathi Ammal entered Karunanidhi’s life as a “partner” in the 1960s. Her marriage was on the rocks when Karunanidhi preferred to refer Rajathi Ammal as his daughter Kanimozhi’s mother.


Dayalu Ammal’s Husband With Rajathi Ammal and Kanimozhi


  1. Though Karunanidhi secretly married Rajathi Ammal, the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, considers it as an illegal marriage and as an offence in the eyes of law to have more than one wife at a time.

  2. In 2014, she was a prosecution witness in the 2G allocation scam case, where Kanimozhi was charged by CBI as a co-conspirator in the 2G spectrum allocation case.

  3. Her son Statin took the baton from his father as his political successor after the 2016 assembly elections.


Dayalu Ammal With Her Son M. K. Stalin


  1. Since the mid-1980s, she has been suffering from Alzheimer’s,  Sjogren’s, Anemia, and other age-related diseases for many years.

  2. Among her 4 children, M. K. Alagiri, is the closest to her heart.


Dayalu Ammal With Her Son M. K. Alagiri

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