Biographical Sketch Member of Parliament 12th Lok Sabha
RAJARETHINAM, SHRI P. [ALL INDIA ANNA DRAVIDA MUNNETRA KAZHAGAM - PERAMBALUR-SC (TAMIL NADU)]

Father's Name       	Shri V. Palanimuthu                     

Date of Birth       	21 April 1961

Place of Birth      	Padalur, Distt. Perambalur (Tamil Nadu)           

Marital Status      	Married on 3 May 1994

Spouse's Name       	Smt. R. Ratheeswari                     

Educational Qualifications  

              	M.Com., B.L.

              	Educated at E.V.R. College, National College and Government
              	Law College, Tiruchy (Tamil Nadu)

Profession         

               	Lawyer

Permanent Address  

              	Perambalur                              
              	Distt. Perambalur-621212                
              	(Tamil Nadu)                            

Present Address

		219, North Avenue,
		New Delhi - 110001

		Tel. (011) 3792506

Positions Held  

1998		Elected to 12th Lok Sabha

1998-99		Member, Committee on Communications and its
		Sub Committee 'A' on Department of Telecom

		Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and
		Scheduled Tribes

	        Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of
	        Industry

Social and Cultural Activities  

Social work

Favourite Pastime and Recreation  

Reading and listening to music

Election Result of
Perambalur-SC Lok Sabha Constituency  

Total electorate 	10,25,125
Total votes polled 	 6,61,791

Votes polled in favour of the first four leading candidates

(1) Shri P. Rajarethinam       (A.I.A.D.M.K.)3,41,118
(2) Shri A. Raja 		(D.M.K.)     2,80,682
(3) Shri P.V. Subramanian 	(I.N.C.)       16,579
(4) Shri Selvambal Selvi M. 	(R.J.D.)   	  821