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Vasanthakumar H

Vasanthakumar H

Biography

Harikrishnan Vasanthakumar is a active politician, philanthropist and entrepreneur from Tamil Nadu, India. He is better known as the founder and owner of Vasanth & Co, one of the largest durable goods retail chains in Tamil Nadu. He has own Tamil Nadu Assembly Election from Nanguneri constituency in 2006 and 2016 elections. He launched his own television channel “Vasanth TV” in the year 2008. In 2006, he released with auto-biographical work, “Vetrikodikattu” and the famous book was released by Rajinikanth and his wife. He served as a MLA from the Nanguneri Constituency of Tirunelveli district between 2006 and 2011. Also he is the Vice-President of Tamil Nadu Congress Committee and also the Chairman of the TNCC Traders cell.

Personal Life

Full Name Vasanthakumar H
Date of Birth 14 Apr 1950 (Age 69)
Place of Birth Agastheeswaram, Nagercoil
Party name Indian National Congress
Education Post Graduate
Profession Businessman and Politician
Father's Name Harikrishna Perumal Nadar
Mother's Name Thangammai
Spouse's Name Not Known
Spouse's Profession House Wife
No of Sons 2
No of Daughters 1

Contact

Permanent address 7-125-1 Kumari Ananthan Street, Agasteeswaram 629 701, KanyakumariDistrict Agasteeswaram,
Present address 7-125-1 Kumari Ananthan Street, Agasteeswaram 629 701, KanyakumariDistrict Agasteeswaram,
Contact number 9840033350, 9962633350
Email hvk3335@gmail.com
Website http://vasanthandco.in/
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Interesting Facts

1. Vasanthakumar wrote a book Vetripadi Kattu, which was released on 17 September 2006 by actor Rajnikanth and his wife Latha Rajnikanth
2. He started his career as a salesman in the early 70’s and became the owner of Vasanth & Co, one of the largest durable goods retail chains in Tamil Nadu.
3. He started the Venture canvassing on his cycle from one home to another and collected money for his nascent chit business
4. Acted in Films like Chennai 600028, Naadodigal and kanimozhi
5. He is also a perennial social worker, who has set up free tuition centers for poor students, launched interest free loan schemes for the welfare of the hawkers and pavement vendors.

Political Timeline

  • 2016
    Elected as MLA to Tamil Nadu Assembly from Nanguneri constituency
  • 2006
    Won the 2006 Tamil Nadu assembly election to become a MLA, competing against S.P. Sooryakumar of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

Early Life

  • 1978
    In the year 1978 he started Vasanth & Co, which has grown to be a network of 61 showrooms operating in Tamil Nadu, Bangalore and Pondicherry.
  • 1970
    He started his career as a salesman in the early 70’s
  • 1950
    Vasanthakumar was born in Agastheeswaram in Kanyakumari district to HariKrishnan Nadar and Thangammai on 14th April in the year 1950.
Net Worth215.28 CRORE
ASSETS337.27 CRORE
Liabilities121.99 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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