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Detailed Profile: Shri T.M. Selvaganapathi

NameShri T.M. Selvaganapathi
Father's NameShri T.M. Muthusamy
Mother's NameShrimati Alagammal
Date of Birth16/03/1959
Birth PlaceTiruchengodu, Distt. Namakkal (Tamil Nadu)
Maritial Status Married On 10 February 1986
Spouse NameShrimati Pappu Selvaganapathi
No. of Children Two Sons
State NameTamil Nadu
Party NameDravida Munnetra Kazagham
Permanent Address212/20-H, K.M.S. Garden, Fairlands Post, Salem, Tamil Nadu
Telephone : {044} 24994948, Mobile: 09444060252
Present AddressC-203, Swarna Jayanti Sadan, Dr. B.D. Marg, New Delhi - 110001
Telephone : Mobile: 9013181252
Email id
Educational QualificationsB.A. (Economics), M.A. (Economics), LL.B. Educated at Loyola College, Chennai, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi, Delhi
ProfessionAgriculturist, Advocate, Trade Unionist and Political and Social Worker
Positions Held 1991-96 Member, Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly 1991-93 Cabinet Minister, Housing and Urban Development, Tamil Nadu 1993-96 Cabinet Minister, Local Administration, Rural Development and Water Supply, Tamil Nadu 1999 - 2004 Member, Thirteenth Lok Sabha Member, Committee on Finance Member, Committee on Absence of Members from the Sittings of the House June 2010 Elected to Rajya Sabha Aug. 2010 onwards Member, Committee on Railways Sep. 2010 onwards Member, Committee on Government Assurances Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Agriculture Aug. 2012 onwards Member, Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests
Freedom FighterNo
Books Published
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and RecreationKarate, shooting and badminton
Countries Visited
Other InformationDeeply interested in the welfare of the Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes; actively working for the upliftment of rural women

Source: Rajya Sabha