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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.
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Date of Birth
14 Jan 1951 (Age 70)
Place of Birth
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
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.
Paneerselvam started his political career as a worker of the then united DMK in 1969 at the age of 18.
After paneerselvam and team capturing ADMK in 21 August 2017, he became the Deputy Chief minster of Tamilnadu.
He became the the leader of opposition in 2006 after ADMK party lost the election.
Paneerselvam was re-elected from Bodinayakkanur constituency. Later he was elected as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu after demise of Jayalalitha.
After Jayalaitha was released, she became chief minster, and Pannerselvam was appointed as Minster of Public Work Department.
Again became the chief minister of Tamilnadu after Jayalalitha got convicted second time
He won from Bodinayakkanur constituency. He became the Minister of Finance of Tamilnadu assembly in 2011.
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.
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.
He became a Chairman of Periyakulam Municipality from 1996 to 2001.
He joined the AIADMK in 1973 after M. G. R split from DMK.
Net Worth₹5.09 CRORE
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