Anbil P. Dharmalingam

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Anbil P. Dharmalingam
Title founder member of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Political party Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Children Anbil Poyyamozhi, Anbil Periyasamy

Anbil P. Dharmalingam was a politician from the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and founder member of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. The Anbil Dharmalingam Agricultural College and Research Institute is named after him.

Politics[edit]

Anbil Dharmalingam was one of the founder-members of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam.[1] He took part in all agitations launched by the D. M. K.

When the D. M. K. was elected to power in 1967, he served as the Minister for Local Administration[2] and Agriculture a various times.[3]

At a rally held in North Arcot district on April 7 and April 8, 1973 in which Dharmalingam and five other Ministers presided, he declared that formation of an independent Tamil Nadu was the aim of the D. M. K.[4][5]

Electoral records[edit]

He was elected to the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly as a Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam candidate from Lalgudi constituency in 1962 and 1980 elections and from Tiruchirappalli - II constituency in 1971 election.[6][7][8]

Family[edit]

His sons Anbil Periyasamy and Anbil Poyyamozhi are members of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and have served in Tamil Nadu legislative assembly.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ramanujan, K. S. (1971). Challenge and Response: An Intimate Report of Tamil Nadu Politics, 1967-1971. Sundara Prachuralayam. p. 216. 
  2. ^ All India Council of Mayors (1973). Proceedings. p. 72. 
  3. ^ The Indian Journal of Social Work. Tata Institute of Social Sciences. 1956. p. 183. 
  4. ^ Ralhan, O. P. (2002). Encyclopaedia of Political Parties. Anmol Publications PVT. LTD. p. 238. ISBN 8174888659, ISBN 978-81-7488-865-5. 
  5. ^ Indian Institute of Applied Political Research (1974). The Annual Register of Indian Political Parties. Orientalia. p. 695. 
  6. ^ 1962 Madras State Election Results, Election Commission of India
  7. ^ 1971 Tamil Nadu Election Results, Election Commission of India
  8. ^ 1980 Tamil Nadu Election Results, Election Commission of India
  9. ^ "CM announces candidates for two seats". The Hindu. 29 January 2000.