Dalit Ezhilmalai

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Dalit Ezhilmalai (born 1945) is a former Union minister of India. He is a leader of the Pattali Makkal Katchi, and was Union Minister of State, Health and Family Welfare (Independent Charge) during the second Vajpayee government in 1998-99. He was elected to the 12th Lok Sabha from Chidambaram. He later joined AIADMK and was elected as an AIADMK MP from Trichy (General) Consistency in the 2001 bye-election. He was born on 24 June 1945 in Chengai in Chingelput district in Tamil Nadu.

As an army officer he took part in the 1971 Indo-Pak war. He is a recipient of the K Sainik Seva Medal from the president for meritorious service in the Army.

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