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Dr Tamilisai Soudrarajan

Dr Tamilisai Soudrarajan


A physician-turned-politician, Tamilisai Soundararajan received her MBBS degree from Madras Medical College, Chennai. She also pursued her DGO from Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai, and a special training in Sonology and FET therapy in Canada. She started her profession by working as an assistant professor in Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai. After five years, she jumped into full-time politics by working for BJP. She started her political career as South Chennai District Medical Wing Secretary in 1999, and held various positions in BJP including State General Secretary Medical Wing (2001), All India Co-Convenor (Medical Wing For Southern States, 2005), State General Secretary (2007), State Vice-President (2010), and National Secretary (2013). In 2014 Tamilisai Soundararajan was elected the the President of Tamil Nadu BJP. She contested in TN Assembly elections in 2006 and 2011 and Lok Sabha poll in 2009, but failed with very less number of votes.
At present, Dr Soundararajan is serving as the Governor of Telangana and Lt. Governor (Additional Charges) of Puducherry.

Personal Life

Full Name Dr Tamilisai Soudrarajan
Date of Birth 02 Jun 1961 (Age 61)
Place of Birth Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu
Party name Bharatiya Janta Party
Education Graduate Professional
Profession Physician, Politician
Father's Name Kumari Ananthan
Mother's Name Krishna Kumari
Spouse's Name Dr. P. Soundararajan
Spouse's Profession Professor at Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai
Children 1 Son(s) 1 Daughter(s)


Permanent address Door No. 4/7, Lokaiah Colony, 4th Cross Street, Saligramam,Chennai-600093
Present address Door No. 4/7, Lokaiah Colony, 4th Cross Street, Saligramam,Chennai-600093
Contact number 9840097981
Email drtamilisai@yahoo.co.in
Website http://drtamilisaibjp.com/
Social Handles

Interesting Facts about Dr Tamilisai Soudrarajan

Tamilisai Soundararajan is the daughter of a well-known congress leader Kumari Anandhan. Her husband is a Doctor-Professor at Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai. Tamilisai Soundararajan is well known among public in her locality as a physician for about three decades. She has translated a lot of medical and political articles from English to Tamil for major Tamil dailies and weeklies. She is also a main translator in BJP for the speeches of its popular national leaders during their visits to Tamil Nadu. BJP cadres fondly call Tamilisai Soundararajan as "Sushmaji of Tamil Nadu."
Mrs Soundararajan has been vocal for women's right and she has supported the #MeToo movement.

Political Timeline of Dr Tamilisai Soudrarajan

  • 2021
    Dr Tamilisai was given the additional charges of Lt. Governor of Puducherry on 18 February 2021
  • 2019
    Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan was appointed the second governor of Telangana state on 8 September 2019.
  • 2013
    Tamilisai became National Secretary (All India BJP).
  • 2010
    Tamilisai was appointed as State Vice-President (Tamil Nadu BJP Parent Body).
  • 2007
    Tamilisai became State General Secretary of Tamil Nadu BJP Parent Body.
  • 2005
    Tamilisai was appointed as BJP's All India Co-Convenor (Medical Wing for Southern States).
  • 2001
    Tamilisai was appointed as State General Secretary of Medical Wing for BJP.
  • 1999
    Tamilisai became BJP's South Chennai District Medical Wing Secretary.


"For over 10 years, Tamilisai Soundararajan has conducted a successful program in Raj TV on Oratory Skills for Students and Children.

Doordarshan aired her weekly program on women, Magalir Panchayat for more than five years.

She has extensively toured across Tamil Nadu for BJP as well as for social events.

Both of her grandfathers are freedom fighters.

She has participated in various agitations for public causes, and was arrested for more than 100 times.

Tamilisai Soundararajan has visited many countries, including England, Canada, Australia, UAE, Singapore, Malaysia, etc. for higher studies, literary functions, etc."
Net Worth5.4 CRORE
Liabilities40 LAKHS

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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