It is a matter of pride for Tamil Nadu: CM Jayalalithaa to Sundar Pichaihttps://indianexpress.com/article/technology/tech-news-technology/it-is-a-matter-of-pride-for-tamil-nadu-cm-jayalalithaa-to-sundar-pichai/

It is a matter of pride for Tamil Nadu: CM Jayalalithaa to Sundar Pichai

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa congratulates Chennai-born Sundar Pichai.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Wednesday congratulated Chennai-born Sundar Pichai on being appointed Google’s chief executive officer.

In a letter to Pichai, the text of which was released to the media here, she said: “It is a matter of pride for Tamil Nadu that a person with roots in the state has attained such a high position in a highly competitive environment through ability and dint of hard work.

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Jayalalithaa said Pichai has set a wonderful example for the youth of the state.

The 43-year-old Pichai, an IIT Kharagpur, graduate, is the second person of Indian-origin to head an IT company after Hyderabad-born Satya Nadella, who became the CEO of software giant Microsoft in February 2014.