Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam
|Leader||V. K. Sasikala|
|Secretary-General||T. T. V. Dhinakaran|
|Founder||T. T. V. Dhinakaran|
|Founded||15 March 2018|
|Split from||All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam|
|Headquarters||Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.|
|Colours||Black, White and Red|
|ECI Status||State Party (Tamil Nadu and Puducherry)|
|Alliance||AMMK-SDPI Alliance (2019-present)|
|National convener||T. T. V. Dhinakaran|
|Seats in Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly|
1 / 234(currently 232 members + 1 Speaker)
Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) (transl. Amma People Progressive Federation) is an Indian political party in the state of Tamil Nadu and in the union territory of Puducherry. The party was founded by T. T. V. Dhinakaran on 15 March 2018 as breakaway faction of the AIADMK and V. K. Sasikala assigned the post of Leader while T. T. V. Dhinakaran assigned the post of General Secretary.
RK Nagar by-election
In December 2017, Dinakaran contested in RK Nagar by-election and won by a huge margin of 40,707 votes. He became the first independent candidate to win a bypoll in Tamil Nadu and this was the first time in 18 years that a ruling party in the state lost a by-election.
Following the RK Nagar by-election, On 15 March 2018 at a Public meeting in Madurai, TTV Dinakaran launched the party flag and name as "Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam". It was set up as a breakaway faction of the AIADMK. In February 2019, Actor Ranjith, resigned the Tamil Nadu state vice-president post in the PMK and joined AMMK to register his protest on the PMK's decision to join an alliance led by the AIADMK. On 28 March, the AMMK was awarded the gift box symbol.
2019 Lok Sabha Election
|2||Chennai North||P. Santhana Krishnan||LOST|
|3||Chennai South||Isakki Subbiah||LOST|
|4||Chennai Central||SDPI - Dehlan Baqavi||LOST|
|15||Salem||S. K. Selvam||LOST|
|18||Tiruppur||S. R. Selvam||LOST|
|26||Cuddalore||K. Karthik||Candidature Rejected|
|33||Theni||Thanga Tamil Selvan||LOST|
|38||Tirunelveli||S. Michael Rayappan||LOST|
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