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Thiruvarur MLA Details









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New No.15, Old No.8, 4th Street, Gopalapuram, Chennai-600 086.

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044-28115225, 25672345


Political career

Full time Politician. Entered public life at the age of 14. Founder of the First student wing of the Dravidan Movement called “Tamil Nadu Tamil Manavar Mandram” ; One of the founder members of the D.M.K. in 1949, D.M.K. Treasurer in 1961; Deputy Leader of Opposition 1962-1967; D.M.K. President, 1969 onwards; Represented State Assembly in – Kulithalai 1957-1962, Thanjavur 1962-1967, Saidapet 1967-1971, Saidapet 1971-1976, Anna Nagar 1977-1980, Anna Nagar 1980-1983, Harbour 1989-1991, Harbour 1991 (Resigned), Chepauk 1996-2001, Chepauk 2001-2006; Now, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for the 5th time; Member of Legislative Assembly / Council for more than 40 years; Won in all Assembly Elections contested from 1957 to 2006; Was Opposition Leader in the Legilsative Assembly 1977-1983; Member of Legilsative Council, 1984-1986; Cabinet Minister-Minister for Public Works, in Arignar Anna`s Cabinet 1967-1969; Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu 1969-1971, 1971-1976, 1989-1991, 1996-2001 and again from May 2006 onwards. Imprisoned on a number of occasions for political activities, especially for Anit-Hindi agitation, change of name of railway station, against price rise and for the sake of Sri Lankan Tamils, etc. ; Resigned his Membership of Legislative Assembly during 1983 for the sake of Sri Lankan Tamils.

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