Fourteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Velu, Shri Rangasamy
Constituency   : Arakkonam (Tamil Nadu)
Party Name     : Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK)

 
Father's Name Shri Rangasamy
Mother's Name Smt. Ellammal
Date of Birth 26 Jul 1940
Place of Birth Pudupalayam, Distt.Tiruvannamalai (Tamil Nadu)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 09 Feb 1968
Spouse's Name Smt. Malliga
No. of Sons 1
No.of Daughters 1
Educational
Qualifications
B.L., M.A. (Eco), M.B.A., Higher Diploma in Cooperation and Higher Diploma in Cooperative Management
Educated at Madras University,
Cooperative Management Institute, Chennai and
Cooperative Management Institute, Moscow (Russia)

Permanent Address
30, Cooperative Colony,
Sriram Nagar, Chennai - 600 018 (Tamil Nadu)
Present Address
58, Lodhi Estate,
New Delhi - 110 003
Tels. (011)24655169, 24655170(R)
23388190, 23382490(O)
Fax: 23381634(O), 24655169 (R)
Positions Held
2004 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
May 2004 onwards Union Minister of State, Railways
29 March, 2009 Resigned from Union Minister of State, Railways


 
 
Social And Cultural Activities
Doing social work in slums and also promoting literacy among poor
 
 
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading
 
Sports and Clubs
Member, (i) Cosmopolitan Club, Chennai; (ii) Andhra Club, Chennai
 
Countries Visited
Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, U.K. and United States
 
Other Information
Officer of Indian Administrative Service, 1989-2002; worked as Additional Registrar, Cooperative Societies; Member, Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission; worked as District Collector; Director of Municipal Administration and Joint Commissioner, Revenue Administration


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