Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Radhakrishnan, Shri Pon
Constituency   : Kanniyakumari (Tamil Nadu)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : ponrk[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Shri Ponniah Ayyappan
Mother's Name Smt. Thanga Kani
Date of Birth 01 Mar 1952
Place of Birth Vill. Alathankarai, Nagercoil, Distt. Kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu)
Marital Status Unmarried
B.A., B.L.
Educated at D.V.D.H. School, Nagercoil, V.H.N.S.N. College, Virudhu Nagar and Madras Law College, Chennai (Tamil Nadu)
Profession Advocate
Permanent Address
49/13-B, SLB South Road,
Distt. Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu
Tel. 09443144684 (M)
Present Address
16, Talkatora Road,
New Delhi - 110001
Tels. (011) 23320154, 23320141
Fax : (011) 23323539
Office :
36, Udyog Bhawan,
New Delhi-110011
Tels : (011) 23061593, 23062676, 23062678
Fax : (011) 23060584
Positions Held
1999 Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
1999-2000 Member, Standing Committee on Industry
2000 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Surface Transport
30 Sept. 2000- 29 Jan. 2003 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
30 Jan. 2003- 7 Sept. 2003 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation
8 Sept. 2003 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
27 May 2014 - 9 Nov. 2014 Union Minister of State, Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
9 Nov. 2014 - 3 Sept. 2017 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and Ministry of Shipping
3 Sept. 2017 onwards Union Minister of State, Ministry of Finance; and Ministry of Shipping

Special Interests
Social service, patriotism, fighting against social injustice and terrorism, tourism and sight seeing
Sports and Clubs
Football and Kabaddi
Countries Visited

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