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Periyar E.V. Ramasamy was married to his daughter.

Periyar E.V.Ramasamy was married to Maniammai who was a party worker.

Periyar E.V.Ramasamy was married to Maniammai who was a party worker.Periyar E.V Ramasamy was a social revolutionary, prolific writer, and a compelling speaker. He is considered as the pioneer of Dravidian Nationalism. He was married to Naahammai and had a girl child who lived for just five months. The couple did not have anymore children. After his first wife's death, he married Maniammai, a long-standing Dravidar Kazhagam worker in 1949. After Periyar's death, she took charge of the Dravidar Kazhagam and took forward the social justice movement. She was a 32-year-old when she married Periyar, who was 70 years. People in his party were not happy as she was his daughter's age at the time of marriage. She was a party worker and was not related to Periyar.

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