Shri Andimuthu Raja Member of Parliament (MP) from Nilgiris (SC)(Tamil Nadu) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri Andimuthu Raja

Political Party: Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Constituency & State: Nilgiris (SC)(Tamil Nadu)

Lok Sabha Experience: 11,13,14,15


Fifteenth Lok Sabha


Members Bioprofile
Raja, Shri Andimuthu
Constituency   : Nilgiris -SC (Tamil Nadu)
Party Name     : Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)
Father’s Name Shri S.K. Andimuthu
Mother’s Name Smt. Chinnapillai
Date of Birth 10 May 1963
Place of Birth Velur, Distt. Perambalur (Tamil Nadu)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 04 Feb 1996
Spouse’s Name Smt. M.A. Parameswari
No.of Daughters 1
B.Sc., B.L., M.L.
Educated at Government Arts College, Musiri, Distt. Trichy; Government Law College, Madurai and Government Law College, Trichy, Tamil Nadu
Profession Advocate
Permanent Address
Vill. Velur,
Taluka and Distt. Perambalur – 621 212
Tamil Nadu
Tels. (04328)277052,268255
Fax. (04328) 276376
Present Address
2-A, Motilal Nehru Marg,
New Delhi – 110 011
Tels. (011) 23010468, 23016553 (R), 23319696, 23739191, 24329191, 24369191 (O) 09868180390 (M)
Fax. (011) 24362333 (O)23017146 (R)
Positions Held
1996 Elected to 11th Lok Sabha
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
13 Oct. 1999 – 29 Sept. 2000 Union Minister of State, Rural Development
30 Sept. 2000- 21 Dec. 2003 Union Minister of State, Health and Family Welfare
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 3rd term)
23 May 2004 – 17 May 2007 Union Cabinet Minister, Environment & Forests
18 May 2007 Union Cabinet Minister, Communication and Information Technology
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (4th term)
31 May 2009 Union Cabinet Minister, Communications and Information Technology
Books Published
An Autobiography of Democracy” Oru Suyasarithai—Collection of Tamil poems
Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Involved in social and Tamil literature movements since student days
Social And Cultural Activities
Contributing articles to leading Tamil and English Dailies and magazines, involved in public life during college days through Dravidar Kazhagam founded by Periyar EVR; President, Dr. Ambedkar Thinkers Forum, Perambalur; Secretary, (i) Rationalist Forum, Perambalur; and (ii) Tamil Ilakkiya Peravai (Literary movement), Perambalur; District Secretary, DMK Party, Perambalur
Special Interests
Activities on Social Reforms
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading books and writing poems in Tamil
Countries Visited
Widely travelled


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