Thenkachi Ko. Swaminathan (1946-2009) was a popular orator, an author of various Tamil books, Deputy Director of All India Radio a-k-a AIR, radio channel, a host of the daily programme Indru oru Thagaval on All India Radio (AIR).
A down-to-earth human being, genius in Life Improvement, Positive Attitude and Story narrator.
He presented a morning radio talk called Indru Oru Thagaval (i.e. A message for the day). The show, giving a message, was a hit and was broadcast for 12 years from 1988. A humorous piece at the end of the programme was something for which the listeners looked forward to. A simple man, he delivered messages that provoked one to reflect, think and make personal mends to oneself.