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). And now, Tamilisai Soundararajan is 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.
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