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S Thangavelu Biography



About S. Thangavelu

Full Name Shri S. Thangavelu
Elected fromTamil Nadu
DOB April 15, 1954
Place of Birth Sankarankoil, Distt. Thirunelveli (Tamil Nadu)
Political PartyDravida Munnetra Kazagham
Father's NameShri U. Sankaramurthy
Mother's NameShrimati S. Kaliammal
Delhi AddressC-204, Swarna Jayanti Sadan, Dr. B.D. Marg, New Delhi 110001
Telephone No.23708300, Mobile : 9
Permanent Address126/6, Gandhi Nagar East, 4th Street, Kalugumalai Road, Sankarankoil, Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu
Marital StatusMarried on 14 December 1987
SpouseShrimati T. Packiam
ChildrenTwo sons and one daughter
EducationB.Sc. (Agriculture) Educated at Agriculture College, Madurai, Tamil Nadu Agriculture University, Tamil Nadu
Profession before joining politics Political and Social Worker
Positions Held1983-84 Agriculture Officer, Government of Tamil Nadu 1986-1991 Vice-Chairman, Sankarankoil Municipality, Distt. Thirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 1989-1991 Member, Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Minister, Handloom and Urban Development, Government of Tamil Nadu 1996-2001 and 2001-2006 Chairman, Sankarankoil Municipality, Distt. Thirunelveli, Tamil Nadu June 2010 Elected to Rajya Sabha June 2010 onwards Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Ministry of Tourism Member, Standing Committee on Agriculutre December 2010 onwards Member, Spices Board Dec. 2011 onwards Member, Parliamentary Forum on Disaster Management April 2013 onwards Member, Parliamentary Forum on Artisans and Craftspeople
Term30/06/2010 to 29/06/2016
Member ofRajya Sabha
Shri S. Thangavelu

Last Updated on 29 June, 2017.


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