Chennai: Thuglak is a weekly magazine founded by Cho Ramaswamy on 14th January 1970, the first day of the Tamil harvesting month “Thai” (Tamil: தை) based on the Tamil calendar system.
14-1-2019: Today: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi conveyed his greetings to all the Thuglak readers on its 49th Anniversary and on his twitter page, Modi said that Cho Ramaswamy was a phenomenal human being and a fearless speaker who nurtured Thuglak and took it to new heights.
Greetings to the readers of Thuglak as the magazine marks its 49th anniversary.
I also pay my tributes to the fearless and phenomenal Cho Ramaswamy, who nurtured Thuglak and took it to new heights.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 14, 2019
PM speech on Thuglak’s 47th Anniversary:
Cho was the editor of the magazine until his death and has penned several columns.
Swaminathan Gurumurthy is currently serving as a part-time director of RBI, he is the present editor of Thuglak.