Twenty-eight-year-old Priya Rajan became the first Dalit mayor of the Greater Chennai Corporation last week. She was elected unopposed. Recently, pictures of Priya with superstar Nayanthara and her partner director Vignesh Shivan surfaced on the internet. The trio met at the Kalikambal temple in Chennai. For the past few months, Nayantara has been visiting temples with Vignesh.
The post that Priya now holds is with some big names including her mother. Subramaniam and Chief Minister MK Stalin, in the past. Priya is not a novice in the world of politics. His father Perambur R Rajan is a senior functionary of the DMK (Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam) in Tiruvika Nagar. Priya is also the niece of former DMK MLA Chengai Shivam.
Priya has said that she always wanted to be a teacher irrespective of her political background. Priya joined DMK at the age of 18 and earned her M.Com degree.
After her win, Priya also lauded her husband Venkatesan, a Chennai-based IT professional). Priya said that her husband, despite not having a political background, would visit Anna Arivalayam (DMK headquarters). According to Priya, Venkatesan will patiently watch the leaders having their discussions there. Priya described him as her biggest strength.
Meanwhile, Nayanthara was seen wearing vermilion on her forehead at the Kalikambal temple. This has led to speculations that the actor might have married Vignesh. On October 21 last year, Vignesh and Nayanthara completed six years of their relationship. The couple were seen holding hands as they left the temple.
Last year, Vignesh also posted a picture on Instagram with his hand on Nayanthara’s chest. Fans could see a ring on her fingers, which resembled a wedding ring. After this photo surfaced, Nayantara had also confirmed about her engagement in a talk show.
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