A. Venkatachalam

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A. Venkatachalam
In office
In office
In office
Constituency Alangudi
Personal details
Born (1955-09-15)15 September 1955
Pullachi Kutiyiruppu, Vadakadu, Tamil Nadu, India
Died 7 October 2010(2010-10-07)
Pullachi Kutiyiruppu
Children 3 sons
Occupation Politician

A. Venkatachalam (15 September 1955 – 7 October 2010[1]) was a former MLA from Alangudi, Tamil Nadu; he represented the constituency for five year terms starting in 1984, 1996 and 2001.[2] During this time, he was also the Minister for Tourism in Chief Minister J. Jayalalitha's cabinet. Venkatachalam was from the village of Vadakadu, which is located in what was his constituency.[3]

Venkatachalam died on 7 October 2010, reportedly murdered by sickle in his house by four people. Angry mobs blocked roads and damaged vehicles in protest.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Ex-AIADMK minister Venkatachalam killed". The New Indian Express. 8 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-10. 
  2. ^ "Issues of basic amenities remain unresolved". The Hindu. 6 May 2006. Retrieved 2009-08-08. 
  3. ^ "Former AIADMK minister murdered brutally". BehindIndia.com. 8 October 2010. Archived from the original on 11 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-10.