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The Centre has accepted Tamil Nadu's request to release a special postage stamp on the occasion of former chief minister and AIADMK founder M G Ramachandran's birth centenary on January 17, the state government said today.
"Chief Minister O Panneerselvam thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for immediately accepting the request made by the Government of Tamil Nadu to release a special postage stamp on the occasion of the birth centenary celebrations of former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, M G Ramachandran," an official release here said.
Panneerselvam thanked Modi when the latter called him over phone to greet him on his 56th birthday, it said.
On January 6, Panneerselvam had urged Modi to issue a commemorative coin and a special postage stamp to mark the birth centenary celebrations of MGR.
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