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All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam is an Indian political party in the state of Tamil Nadu and union territory of Puducherry. It is currently in power in Tamil Nadu and is the third largest party in the Indian Parliament. It is a Dravidian party and was founded by M.G.Ramachandran on 17 October 1972 as a breakaway faction of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK). From 1989 to 2016, AIADMK was led by J. Jayalalithaa, who was the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu many times. The party headquarters is in Royapettah, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The headquarters was donated to the party in 1986 by Janaki Ramachandran, Ramachandran's wife.

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