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5 Facts about Famous Person Born on 10th December

10th December

C. RAJAGOPALACHARI

Born on: 10th December, 1878

Known For: Political Activist

  1. He was informally called Rajaji. During his lifetime, he also acquired the nickname ‘Mango of Salem’ .C. RAJAGOPALACHARI
  2. He was the last Governor-General of India and the only Indian National ever to hold the office
  3. He was one of the first recipients of the Bharat Ratna Award
  4. He served as a leader of the Indian National Congress but later resigned from the INC and founded the Swatantra Party, which stood against the Congress in 1962, 1967 and 1972 elections.
  5. He devised the proposal called as the CR Formula by the press to recognize the demand for Pakistan and initiate talks between the Congress and All India Muslim League.
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