Tamil Maanila Congress

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The Tamil Maanila Congress (TMC(M)) was a political party in Tamil Nadu. It was launched by G K Moopanar in 1996 by breaking away from the Indian National Congress protesting the decision of the party high command to form an alliance with the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK). After the death of Moopanar in 2001, his son G K Vasan became the party president.[1] In 2002, TMC was merged with the Indian National Congress.[2][1]

Election history[edit]

Year General Election Votes Polled Seats Won
1996 11th Tamil Nadu Assembly 2,526,474 19
1996 11th Lok Sabha 7,339,982 2
1998 12th Lok Sabha 5,169,183 30
1999 13th Lok Sabha 2,946,899 29
2001 12th Tamil Nadu Assembly 1,885,726 23

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Posters seek revival of TMC". Times of India. Mar 29, 2013. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  2. ^ T.S. Subramanian (2001-09-15). "Crusading Congressman". The Hindu. Retrieved 2009-10-25.