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AIADMK’s first MP Maya Thevar passes away at 87
- Former Member of Parliament (MP) and senior All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) politician K. Maya Thevar has passed away due to age-related illness. He was 87.
- Mr. Maya Thevar was the first MP of the AIADMK.
- He led the party to enter the world of politics by registering the party’s first victory by contesting by-election to Dindigul Lok Sabha constituency in 1973.
- Also, it was Mr. Maya Thevar who chose the iconic ‘two-leaves’ symbol of the AIADMK party.
- Later, he left AIADMK and joined the DMK.