G A Vadivelu

G. A. Vadivelu was a freedom fighter and a close associate of Mahatma Gandhi, Jayaprakash Narayan, Rajaji and Kamaraj.

Vadivelu, born at Gollahalli, Dharmapuri, Tamil Nadu, studied in Dharmapuri High School, discontinued his studies for taking part in the national freedom struggle. He joined the congress in his age ofand took part in 1940 Individual Satyagraha and 1942 Quit India Movement and was imprisoned in the Palayamkottai Jail. He passed away in a private hospital at Salem, Tamil Nadu after a brief illness onJanuary 2016 at the age of 90.

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