Kanimozhi is a politician, poet and journalist. She is a Member of Parliament, representing Tamil Nadu in the Rajya Sabha. Kanimozhi is the daughter of the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Karunanidhi and his third wife, Rajathi Ammal. Kanimozhi belongs to the South Indian Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) political party, where she functions as the chief of the DMK’s wing for Art, Literature and Rationalism, and is seen as her father's "literary heir". On 20 May 2011 Kanimozhi Karunanidhi was arrested and sent to Tihar Prisons in India after her bail plea was rejected in the 2G spectrum scam case, in which she is alleged to be co-conspirator.
New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate is set to tighten its noose in the 2G spectrum allocations case as the agency will soon file its chargesheet against two of the main accused - former Telecom Minister A Raja and DMK leader Kanimozhi. Both Raja and Kanimozhi have been questioned by the ED quite a number of times and the agency is probing alleged money laundering and forex violations on the part of individuals, in the government and private, in the second generation spectrum awards case. The agency is probing Kanimozhi and others on the basis of FIR filed by the CBI in connection with the alleged channelling of Rs 200 crore to DMK family-run Kalaignar TV through a circuitous route.
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