Fourteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Ganesan, Shri L.
Constituency   : Tiruchirappalli (Tamil Nadu)
Party Name     : Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK)

Father's Name Shri Loganathan
Mother's Name Smt. Govindammal
Date of Birth 24 Apr 1934
Place of Birth Kannanthangudi, Keelaiyur, Orathanadu Taluk, Distt. Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu)
Marital Status Married
Spouse's Name Smt. Kamala
No. of Sons 2
No.of Daughters 1
B.A., B.L.
Educated at Jammal Mohammed College, Tiruchirappalli and Law College, Chennai
Profession Social Worker
Permanent Address
15/28, Green House Apartments,
Mc. Donald`s Road,
Cantonment Tiruchirappalli - 620 001
Present Address
C-1/24, Pandara Park,
New Delhi 110 003
Tels. (011) 23782714, 9868180422 (M)
Positions Held
1967,1971 and 1989 Member, Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly (three terms)
1980-86 Member, Rajya Sabha
1986 Member, Tamil Nadu Legislative Council
2004 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
Chairman, M.D.M.K. Party
Leader, M.D.M.K. Parliamentary Party
Member, Committee on Rural Development
Member, Committee of Privileges
5 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Committee on Social Justice & Empowerment

Books Published
Crusade against Hindi Imperialism; also written and published more than a dozen books both in English and Tamil
Other Information
Skilled orator in Tamil and English; won many prizes for writing and oration; selected as university orator in the year 1962-63; a student leader and spear-headed Anti-Hindi Agitation of 1965 which led to Bilingual Policy of Tamil Nadu State; courted imprisonment more than 20 times due to his participation in political movements and agitations; held high positions right from his political career in Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (D.M.K.)

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