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O Panneerselvam

O Panneerselvam


O. Panneerselvam popularly known as O.P.S is the current Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and Coordinator of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) since 21 .08.2017. He served as the 7th Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. When Jayalalitha got convicted 2 times honorable court forced her to resigh her post. So Jayalalitha was replaced by Pannerselvam both the time. after Jayalalitha's demise he got posted again chief minister for 3rd time. After 2 months he resigned from this post.

Personal Life

Full Name O Panneerselvam
Date of Birth 14 Jan 1951 (Age 70)
Place of Birth Periyakulam, Theni
Party name All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Education 12th Pass
Profession Agriculture
Father's Name Ottakkara Thevar
Mother's Name Palaniammal Nachiar
Spouse's Name P. Vijayalakshmi
Spouse's Profession Home maker
No of Sons 2
No of Daughters 1


Permanent address 145/70,south agragaram,thenkari,periyakulam,theni-625601
Present address 145/70,south agragaram,thenkari,periyakulam,theni-625601
Contact number 04546284567
Social Handles

Interesting Facts

1. He never lost in Assembly elections.
2. His stand taken against Sasikala called "Dharmayutham" become huge talk among Tamilnadu people, both positive and negative way.

Political Timeline

  • 1969
    Paneerselvam started his political career as a worker of the then united DMK in 1969 at the age of 18.

Early Life

  • 2017
    After paneerselvam and team capturing ADMK in 21 August 2017, he became the Deputy Chief minster of Tamilnadu.
  • 2016
    He became the the leader of opposition in 2006 after ADMK party lost the election.
  • 2016
    Paneerselvam was re-elected from Bodinayakkanur constituency. Later he was elected as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu after demise of Jayalalitha.
  • 2015
    After Jayalaitha was released, she became chief minster, and Pannerselvam was appointed as Minster of Public Work Department.
  • 2014
    Again became the chief minister of Tamilnadu after Jayalalitha got convicted second time
  • 2011
    He won from Bodinayakkanur constituency. He became the Minister of Finance of Tamilnadu assembly in 2011.
  • 2006
    Panneerselvam again won from Periyakulam and was made the Leader of the Opposition in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly for about two weeks after AIADMK lost the elections.
  • 2001
    Paneerselvam won Assembly election from Periyakulam constituency. He became the 13th Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu in September 2001 when Jayalalithaa was convicted by the Supreme Court of India.
  • 1996
    He became a Chairman of Periyakulam Municipality from 1996 to 2001.
  • 1973
    He joined the AIADMK in 1973 after M. G. R split from DMK.
Net Worth5.09 CRORE
Liabilities2.74 CRORE

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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