Biographical Sketch Member of Parliament 12th Lok Sabha

Father's Name       	Shri Krishnasamy                        

Date of Birth       	22 May 1962

Place of Birth      	Dharmapuri (Tamil Nadu)                           

Marital Status      	Married on 7 September 1997

Spouse's Name       	Smt. C. Suguna                          

Educational Qualifications  

               	B.Com., B.L.

               	Educated at M.U. College, Amber and Ambedkar Law College,
               	Chennai (Tamil Nadu)


             	Agriculturist, Lawyer

Permanent Address  

               	8, Peramagoundar Street                  
               	Mathigone Palayam,                      
               	P.O.& Distt. Dharmapuri-636702          
		(Tamil Nadu)

               	Tels. (04342) 61437(R), 61000(O)

Present Address

		43, North Avenue,
		New Delhi-110001

		Tel. (011) 3792065                                            

Positions Held  

1998		Elected to 12th Lok Sabha

1998-99		Member, Committee on Labour and Welfare

		Member, Committee on Private Members' Bills and 

		Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of
		Petroleum and Natural Gas

Social and Cultural Activities  

Participating in cultural meetings/functions in villages

Special Interests  

Working for the improvement of social and economic condition
of rural poor; and setting up educational institutions for
socially backward students

Favourite Pastime and Recreation  

Reading books, visiting historical places and watching

Sports and Clubs  

Played football and volleyball during school and college

Other Information  

Associated with National Cadet Corps (NCC) for five years
during school and college days; holder of `C' Certificate of
NCC (Army Wing)

Election Result of
Dharmapuri Lok Sabha Constituency  

Total electorate 	11,75,234
Total votes polled 	 6,39,529

Votes polled in favour of the first four leading candidates

(1) Shri K. Parymohan 		(P.M.K.)    3,41,917
(2) Shri P. Theertharaman 	[T.M.C.(M)] 2,42,490
(3) Shri P. Venkatesan 		(Ind.)        14,788
(4) Shri P.K. Pattabiraman 	(U.C.P.I.)    10,018