Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Karunanidhi, Smt. Kanimozhi
Constituency   : Thoothukkudi (Tamil Nadu)
Party Name     : Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(DMK)
Email Address : kanimozhi[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

 
Father's Name Late Shri M. Karunanidhi
Mother's Name Smt. Rajathi Ammal
Date of Birth 05 Jan 1968
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 03 Oct 1997
Spouse's Name Shri G. Aravindan
No. of Sons 1
Educational
Qualifications
Masters in Economics
Profession Politician
Poet,Journalist
Permanent Address
No : 14-I, 1st Main Road,
CIT Colony, Mylapore,
Chennai-600004, Tamil Nadu
Tel : (044) 24670606
Present Address
26, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road,
New Delhi-110001
Tel : (011) 23782887
Fax : (011) 23782886
Positions Held
2007 - 2019 Member, Rajya Sabha (Two term)
Aug. 2007-May 2009 & Aug. 2010-Aug. 2012 Member, Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare
Sept. 2007-May 2009 & Aug. 2009-Aug. 2010 Member, Standing Committee on Rural Development
May 2008-May 2009, Sept. 2009-May-2014 & Feb. 2015 Member, Committee on Empowerment of Women
May 2008-May 2009 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development
May 2008-May 2009 & Jan. 2010-May 2014 Member, Parliamentary Forum on Children
Aug. 2009-May 2014 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs
Oct. 2009-May 2014 Member, Joint Committee on Food Management in Parliament House Complex
Sept. 2010-June 2018 Member, Privileges Committee of Rajya Sabha
Jan. 2012-Aug. 2012 Member, Sub-Committee-I on the Implementation of the Right to Education Act, Standing Committee on Human Resource Development
Aug. 2012-May 2014 Member, Standing Committee on Home Affairs
sept. 2014-May 2019 Member, Standing Committee on External Affairs
sept. 2014-May 2019 Member, Standing Committee on External Affairs
May 2015-July 2015 Member, Select Committee of Rjya Sabha on the Constitution (One hundred and twenty second Amendment) Bill, 2014
April 2016 onwards Member, Board of Governors of the National Institute of Fashion Technology
April - July 2017 Member, Select Committee of Rjya Sabha on the Constitution (One hundred and twenty third Amendment) Bill, 2017
Aug. - Dec. 2017 Member, Select Committee of Rjya Sabha on the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2017
May, 2019 Elected to 17th Lok Sabha
25 June 2019 onwards Member, House Committee
24 July 2019 onwards Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
13 Sept. 2019 onwards Chairperson, Standing Committee on Chemicals & Fertilisers
09 Oct. 2019 onwards Member, Committee on Empowerment of Women


Books Published
Karuvarai Vaasanai, Agathinai, Paarvaigal, Karukkum Marudhani (In Tamil)
 
Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Has organised Tamil Folk art festivals called "CHENNAI SANGAMAM"-Thiruvizha, Namma Tharu Vizha (our Street Festival) showcasing Channai`s long-last traditional art forms. (The only festival of Tamil antiquity that belongs to people of all religions as well as to non-believers)
 
Social And Cultural Activities
The harvest festival of Tamil antiquity- the Pongal, re-discovering itself as urban thanksgiving, Chennai Sangamam had a successful fifth edition in January 2011, scripted a dance drama called Silapathiganam"", The woman of substance; also interested in welfare of differently abled people and the transgenders.
 
 
 
 
Countries Visited
Australia, Brazil, Chile, France, Germany, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Rwanda, Singapore, Thailand, Uganda and USA
 
Other Information
Has organised Job Fairs in various districts of Tamil Nadu which began as an experiment in June 2008 at Kariyapatti, a village in Virudhnagar District; by March 2010, Job Fairs held in rural areas in five districts, namely, Nagarcoil, Vellore, Udhagamandalam, Tiruchirappali and Virudhnagar; by February 2019, Job Fairs held in various districts had provided jobs to over one lakh thirty two thousand unemployed youth spread across Southern Districts of Tamil Nadu, October 2009 to October 2012, Member- General Assembly of ICCR
Member, Board of Governors of the National Institute of Fashion Technology, April 2016 onwards


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