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The Tamil Chamber of Commerce
70-years

Calendar of Events

SEVEN DECADES OF DEDICATION NOTABLE EVENTS THRU’ THE YEARS
11-09-1947 Incorporation of the Chamber under the Indian Companies Act, 1913   with Sri P.M.Balasubramaniam as first President of the Chamber who   continued to hold the post till 1953, and Sri V.S.L.Nathan founder - Honorary Secretary serving for 18 years.
01-07-1947 Affiliation of the Chamber with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
30-01-1948   Tragic death of the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi. Chamber joins the Nation in the mourning.
09-05-1948 Dr.Sir A.Ramaswamy Mudaliar appointed as the Diwan of Mysore. Dr.R.K.Shanmugham Chetty became the Union Finance Minister. Sri C.Rajagopalachari became Governor of West Bengal - Address by Mr.J.A.Borron on "Industrialisation and what it stands for".
20-06-1949   Chamber representatives meet Sri T.T.Krishnamachari, Chairman, Fiscal Commission & Sri D.L.Mazumdar, Member Secretary of the Commission.
07-04-1951  A strong plea made by our Chamber to Dr.Rajendra Prasad, President of India, in the Welcome Address to give separate representation for Mercantile Community at the Central & State Legislatures.
05-09-1952 Chamber representatives meet Sri T.T.Krishnamachari, Minister for Commerce & Industry.
15-01-1953 Memorandum presented to Justice K.N.Wanchoo containing views of  the Chamber on the formation of Andhra State.
27-09-1953

Dr.R.K.Shanmugam Chetty passes away. Chamber joins the nation in extending our condolence to the bereaved family.

09-03-1956 Chamber representatives meet Sri M.Gopala Menon, Consul-General Designate in New York