Anitha R. Radhakrishnan

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Anitha R. Radhakrishnan
Minister for Agriculture and Animal Husbandry
In office
2 March 2002 – 9 November 2002
Minister for Housing and Urban Development
In office
9 November 2002 – 12 May 2006
Personal details
Born (1952-10-19) October 19, 1952 (age 64)
Thandupathu, Tamil Nadu, India
Political party Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Residence Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India

Anitha R. Radhakrishnan is an Indian politician. He was a member of Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam party in Tamil Nadu and was expelled from the party on alleged anti-party activities on 30 July 2009. He was also former Minister for Animal Husbandry and Minister for Housing & Urban Development from during the ADMK rule after 2001 election.[1][2][3]

After getting expelled from AIADMK, he was invited by the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and subsequently joined them. Even though there was an anti-incumbency wave against the DMK, he won the assembly election and became MLA in 2011.[4]

On May 14, 2015, he was suspended by the DMK after he and A. Soundara Pandian greeted AIADMK leader Jayalalithaa after she was acquitted in the disproportionate asset case against her.[5]

In 2016 Assembly elections Anitha R. Radhakrishnan won in Tiruchendur Constituency against AIADMK Candidate Sarath Kumar.[6]


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