Shri N.S.V. Chitthan Member of Parliament (MP) from Dindigul (Tamil Nadu) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri N.S.V. Chitthan

Political Party: Indian National Congress

Constituency & State: Dindigul (Tamil Nadu)

Lok Sabha Experience: 11, 14,15

Fifteenth Lok Sabha

Members Bioprofile
Chitthan, Shri N.S.V.
Constituency   : Dindigul (Tamil Nadu)
Party Name     : Indian National Congress (INC)
Father’s Name Shri N. S. Veerapathira Thevar
Mother’s Name Smt. Subbammal
Date of Birth 12 Apr 1934
Place of Birth Tirumangalam, Distt. Madurai (Tamil Nadu)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 10 May 1959
Spouse’s Name Smt. Sakunthala Chitthan
No. of Sons 1
No.of Daughters 3
B.A. (Economics)
Educated at Madura College and Thiagarajar College, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
Profession Agriculturist
Permanent Address
34, Indira Gandhi Street,
Jawahar Nagar,Thirumangalam,
Madurai – 625 706 , Tamil Nadu
Tels. (04549) 282776, (0451) 2434906
Fax.(04549) 282776
Present Address
C-1/10, Tilak Lane,
New Delhi – 110 001
Tels. (011) 23782243, 9868180385(M)
Positions Held
1967-71 and 1980-89 Member, Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly (three times)
Deputy Leader of Opposition and Deputy Leader, Congress Legislative Party
1980-84 Chairman, Public Accounts Committee, Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly
1996 Elected to 11th Lok Sabha
1996-97 Leader, Tamil Manila Congress (TMC) Party in Lok Sabha
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
Member, Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture
Member, Committee on Petitions
Member, Committee on Civil Aviation
Convenor, Member of Parliament, INC, Tamil Nadu
15 Jan. 2007 Member, Committee on Personnel, Public Grivances, Law and Justice
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice
23 Sep. 2009 Member, Committee on Petitions
Convenor, Member of Parliament, INC, Tamil Nadu
04 Aug 2010 Member, Standing Commitees on Industries
Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Orator in Tamil
Social And Cultural Activities
Upliftment of the downtrodden and weaker sections, selfless service and striving for integrity and simplicity in public life
Special Interests
Art, painting, reading and photography, delivering lectures on topics of national interest on All India Radio and T.V.
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading spiritual books
Sports and Clubs
Hockey and Basketball
Countries Visited
Srilanka, Tajikistan and U.S.A.
Other Information
Recipient of Silver Medal by Bureau of Parliamentary Affairs for raising maximum number (more than 7000) of Questions on the Floor of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly during 1967-71; addressed the UN General Assembly in 1997 as member of the Indian Delegation; Served as the General Secretary of Tamil Nadu Congress Committee for 2 Years; and Vice President for one years; President of the Taluk Land Development Bank, Triumangalam, 1968-1970; Director, Tamil Nadu State Land Development Bank, 1968-70

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