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Anbazhagan K

Anbazhagan K

Biography

K. Anbazhagan is former Finance Minister and Education Minister of Tamilnadu. He is a popular Dravidian leader in Tamilnadu and a close aide to Kalaignar M.Karunanidhi. He is the General Secretary of the party Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(DMK). He has been elected to The Tamilnadu State Legislative Assembly for nine occasions. He is also known as 'Perasiriyar'. His party people like to mention him as 'Inamaana Perasiriyar'.

Personal Life

Full Name Anbazhagan K
Date of Birth 19 Dec 1922
Date of Death 07 Mar 2020 (Age 97)
Place of Birth Kattoor, Thanjavur, Tamilnadu
Party name Dravida Munetra Kazhagam
Education Post Graduate
Profession Professor
Father's Name Kalyanasundaranar M
Mother's Name Swarnambal K
Spouse's Name Santhakumari A
Spouse's Profession House wife
Children 1 Son(s) 2 Daughter(s)

Contact

Permanent address NO. 146, AH BLOCK, III STREET, SHANTHI COLONY, ANNA NAGARCHENNAI-600040.
Present address NO. 146, AH BLOCK, III STREET, SHANTHI COLONY, ANNA NAGARCHENNAI-600040.
Contact number --
Email --

Interesting Facts

He has sound knowledge in Tamil literature. His writings are as good as Kalaignar M.Karunanidhi's writings. He has published many books.

Political Timeline

  • 2020
    He died on 7 March 2020 due to age-related illness in Chennai.
  • 2011
    Perasiriyar K. Anbazhagan constested from Villivakkam constituency, Chennai but He lost in this election.
  • 2006
    Once again He contested and elected from Harbour constituency and his party gained majority to rule the State. He served as Finance Minister during the period 2006-2011.
  • 2001
    In 2001, Anbazhagan contested and elected from Harbour constituency but his party didnt get the majority for ruling.
  • 1996
    In 1996, His party DMK gained a big victory and became the ruling party. In this election He was elected from Harbour constituency, Chennai. He served as Minister for Education during 1996-2001. This time his party completed 5 years of ruling.
  • 1991
    After the controversial dismiss of the government, His party contested in 1991 assembly elections, K. Anbazhagan contested from Chepauk constituency, Chennai. But He lost it.
  • 1989
    This time He was elected as MLA from Anna nagar constituency, Chennai. But the Government was dismissed by the Indian Prime minister on 31 January, 1991. This is the second time the DMK government was dismissed after 1976. There were controversies regarding the dismissal.
  • 1984
    This time He was elected as MLA from Park Town constituency, Chennai. Later He had given up his MLA position putting forward the Tamil Eelam issue.
  • 1980
    Once again he was elected from Purasawalkam constituency to The Tamilnadu Legislative Assembly
  • 1977
    He was elected as MLA from Purasawalkam assembly constituency in 1977 election
  • 1977
    He was elected as General Secretary of the party DMK in 1977 and has been serving till today.
  • 1971
    Once again He was elected to the Tamilnadu Assembly in 1971 assembly elections. This time He served as Social Welfare Minister of the state.
  • 1967
    Perasiriyar was a member of Lok Sabha between 1967-1971.
  • 1962
    Perasiriyar K. Anbazhagan was elected for Tamilnadu Legislative Council for the period of 1962-1967.
Net Worth1.48 CRORE
ASSETS1.48 CRORE
LiabilitiesN/A

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.

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