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Sunday, December 4, 2011

List of Vanniyars


Kings/Rulers

  • Pallavas,
  • Nolamba Pallavas
  • Cheras
  • Cholas
  • Sambuvarayars
  • Valvil Ori
  • Athiyamaan
  • Malayaman
  • Kadavarayars
  • Kopperunchinga I
  • Kopperunchinga II
  • Pandara Vannian
  • Kailaya Vannian

Zamindars

  • Pichavaram Zamin
  • Sivagiri Zamin
  • Udayarpalayam Zamin
  • Alagapuri Zamin
  • Elayaram Pannai Zamin

Political Leaders

  • Late Thiru S. S. Ramasami Padayachi, Former Minister of Tamil Nadu , Tamil Nadu Toilers Party.
  • Late Thiru M. A. Manickavelu Naicker, Former Minister of Tamil Nadu, Founder Commonwheel Party. Supported the Kamaraj to become CM in 1951.
  • Late Thiru Vazhapadi K. Ramamurthy, Former Union Minister , Veteran Congress & Trade Union Leader.
  • Late Thiru A. Govindasamy Nayakar, Tamil Nadu Toilers Party MLA. Mugaiyur. Former Minister of Tamil Nadu, First MLA of DMK, donated 'Rising SUN' symbol to DMK.
  • Dr.S. Ramadoss Gounder, Founder, Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK).
  • Honorable N.Rangaswamy, Ex Chief Minister of Pondicherry, India.
  • Veerapandi S Arumugam, Agriculture Minister of Tamil Nadu, MLA Veerapandi.
  • Thiru.Durai Murugan , TN Minister for Public Works. Tamil Nadu, MLA Katpadi.
  • Dr Anbumani Ramadoss, Former Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, MP Rajya Sabha.
  • M.Krishnasamy Gounder, Former Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) President, MP Arani.
  • M. R. K. Panneerselvam, Tamil Nadu Health Minister, MLA Kurinjipadi.
  • R. Velu, IAS, Former Union Minister of State for Railways, Ex MP Arakkkonam.
  • S. Jagathrakshakan Gounder, MP Arakkonam, Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting .
  • G.K. Mani, President PMK, MLA Mettur.
  • T.G.Venkatraman, Former Union Minister for Surface Transport, Ex MLA Tindivanam.
  • Panruti Ramachandran, Former Minister TN Government, DMDK Presidium Chairman.
  • Gingee N. Ramachandran, Former Union Minister of State for Finance, Ex MP Vandavasi.
  • A. K. Moorthy, Ex Minister of State for Railways, Former MP Chengalpattu.
  • Radhakrishna Padayachi, Minister in South African Government.
  • Veerapandi. A. Raja, MLA Veerapandi.
  • Vazhapadi Rama Suganthan, Congress Leader & Managing Trustee, Rajiv Gandhi-Vazhapadi Ramamurthy Charitable Trust.
  • Vijayalakshmi Palanichamy, Former TN Social Welfare Minister, Ex MLA Panamarathupatti.
  • S. Semmalai, MP Salem and Former Minister of Government of Tamil Nadu.
  • N.T. Shanmuga Gounder, Former Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Ex MP Vellore.
  • Tindivanam K. Ramamurthy, National Congress Party, former TNCC President.
  • C.V.E. Shanmugam, MLA Tindivanam & Former Minister of Government of Tamil Nadu
  • T. M. Selvaganapathy ,Former Minister of Government of Tamil Nadu.
  • Dr.C.N.Ramamurthy Gounder, Founder, Pattali Makkal Munnettra Katchi (PMMK).
  • Mr.M.C.Sampath ,Former Minister of Government of Tamil Nadu.
  • Mr.Rathakrishnan, Former Minister of Government of Tamil Nadu
  • Mr.Anbalagan , MLA Palacode, Former Minister of Government of Tamil Nadu.
  • Thellur. M. Dharumarasan, President of Gandhi Kamaraj Desiya Congress and Tamil Nadu National Agriculturist Association, Ex Chairman - West ArniPanchayath Union, Editor, Vidivelli Newspaper.
  • Sankarapuram K.Srinivasan. Ex-Panchayat Union Chairman,Ex State Organising Secretary, AICC.
  • "Kaduvetti" Guru, Vanniar Sangam Leader, Ex MLA Andimadam.
  • T. Velmurugan, MLA Panruti.
  • Malladi Krishna Rao , Minister Puducherry government,MLA Yanam.
  • Mopidevi Venkata Ramana Rao , Minister of Law & Technical Education , Andhra Pradesh.

Civil Service

  • Late Thiru A.N. Sattanathan, IAS, Chairman 1st Tamil Nadu Backward Class Commission.
  • Late Thiru J.A. Ambasankar, IAS, Chairman 2nd Tamil Nadu Backward Class Commission.
  • Mr A.M. Kasi Viswanathan, IAS, Chairman, Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission.
  • Mr Chandrasekhar, IAS, Chairman, Tamil Nadu Election Commission.
  • Mr Revu Muthyala Raju, IAS. All India topper in IAS, Sub-Collector, Kareemnagar, Andhra Pradesh.
  • Mr R.K. Boopathy, National Award holder for Best Teacher.
  • Mr E. Dasarathan, IAS, served in various departments.
  • Mr S. Udhayakumaran, IRS, Commissioner of Income Tax, Mumbai.
  • Thiru Gopalakrishnan, IPS Rtd,Former City Commissioner of Salem.
  • Mr R.Sekar, IPS, Former Commissioner Chennai City.
  • Thiru Elangovan IPS Rtd.
  • Mr Anbukkumar, IAS, Assistant Commissioner, Madhugiri, Karnataka.

Legal Service

  • Justice S Sambandam, Former Judge, Chairman, Tamil Nadu Human Rights Commission.
  • Justice Kulasekaran, High Court Judge.
  • Late Thiru T. Ayakannu Nayakar, First Madras High Court Lawyer from Vanniya Kula Kshatriya community. Authored Vannikula Vilakam: A Treatise on the Vanniya Caste, 1891 and Varuna Darpanam: Mirror of Castes, 1901.

Academics, Science & Technology

  • Rao Bahadur, Philanthropist, P.T. Chengalvaraya Naicker, P.T. Lee Chengalvaraya Trust, 1886.
  • Vallal Sankara Kandaswamy Kandar, Kandasamy Kandar Educational Trust, 1890.
  • Malladi Satyalingam Naicker,MSN Charities and Educational Trust.
  • Dr. Vishwanathan, Former Anna University Vice Chancellor.
  • Kalaimaamani Dr.(PORKO)Pon.Kothandaraman,Former Vice Chancellor of Madras University, VijayRatna, Thamizh Peravai Chemmal,Pulavar and Vidwan.
  • Dr.P.Murugesa Boopathi,B.Sc.(Ag), M.Sc.(Ag), Ph.D,Vice-Chancellor, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore.
  • Padmashri Prof. Emeritus Dr.B.Palaniappan MS, FRCS, Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai.
  • Prof. K. Thayalan, Head of Department, Radiological Physics, Madras Medical College.
  • Dato' G. Raja Gopal, FRGS, Who's Who in The World 2007, Academician Malaysia.
  • Dr. K.M. Tamizhmani, Ph.D. Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Pondicherry University.
  • Dr. P.G.K.Natarjan, P.G.K Hospitals, Anthiyur.
  • Prof. Dr. N. S. Rajendran, Sultan Idris Education University, Malaysia.

Spiritual

  • Thavathiru 'Amma' Bangaru Adigalar.
  • Late Thiru Vanniya Adigalar.

Entrepreneurs

  • Murugavel Janakiraman, Founder of world's largest matrimony portal, Bharatmatrimony.com

Academic Institutions

  • P.T. Lee Chengalvaraya Naicker Polytechnic and Engineering Colleges.
  • Kandasamy Kandar College (KKC).
  • Dr. S. Jagathrakshagan. 20 plus Matriculation schools, Arts, Engineering and Medical colleges.
  • Mr. M.G. Sekhar. 5 Engineering colleges.
  • Adhi Parasakthi Trust Matriculation schools, Engineering and Agriculture colleges.
  • Lakshmi Ammal Kalvi Arakkattalai. 2 Engineering colleges.
  • Mr. K.N. Ramachandran, 1 Engineering college.
  • Mr. Duraimurugan, 1 Engineering college.
  • Mr. Veerapandi Arumugam, 1 Engineering college.
  • Mr. MRK Pannerselvam, 1 Engineering college.
  • Mr. Virugai Jayaraman, 1 Engineering college.
  • Mr. Jayamkondam Sinnapan, 1 Engineering college.
  • Mr. Natrampalli Anbazhagan, 1 Engineering college.
  • Dr.M.Latchumanan,Chairman, SMG Anjalai Ammal Educational Society, Pondicherry State.
  • Dr. H. Narasimhaiah, Founder, National College, Bangalore.
  • Mr. Kesavan, Chairman, Manakula Vinayar Educational Trust, Pondicherry State.

Poet and Literature

  • Late Poet Mr Trichy Thiyagarajan, fierce competitor to Kannadasan.
  • Kavingar Arivumathi.
  • Kavingar Pachaiyappan

Sports

  • 'Kabadi Thandhai', Thiru.M.Rathinasabapathy,Chairman,Kandasamy Kandar Educational Trust.

Artist, Journalism & Media

  • Dhanraaj Master, Music teacher, Guru of M.S.Visvanathan, Ilaiyaraaja, A.R.Rahman.
  • Late Thiru Thenkachi Ko. Swaminathan, Indru Oru Thagaval, All India Radio.
  • Mr Thangar Bachchan, Cinematographer turned director and actor in movies.
  • Late Thiru Chinna Ponnuswamy Padayachi, theatrical Actor and Guru of Sivaji Ganesan.
  • Mr Kali N. Rathnam, Actor, Guru for M.G.Ramachandran (MGR).
  • Mr Janakaraj, Actor.
  • Ms Vadivukkarasi, Actress.
  • Mr Pushpavanam Kuppusamy, Singer
  • Mr Marumalarchi Bharathi, Cinema Director.
  • Mr Sankagiri Rajkumar, Film director
  • Mr Sandhanam, famous comedy actor
  • Mr.Jeevan ( Naan Avan illai )
  • Mr.Gowthaman , Cinema Director
  • Mr Raja, Chief News Editor, Sun Network.