Durai Murugan

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Durai Murugan
Deputy Leader of Oppossion Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
Leader M. K. Stalin
Member of Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
Constituency Katpadi
Minister of Public Works Department (Government of Tamil Nadu)
Personal details
Born (1938-07-01) July 1, 1938 (age 78)
Melmayil, Tamil Nadu
Political party Indian Election Symbol Rising Sun.png Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Spouse(s) Santhakumari
Children Kathir Anand
Residence Chennai, Vellore
As of November 23, 2006
Source: [1]

Durai Murugan (Tamil: துரைமுருகன்) (born 1 July 1938 in Melmayil Tamil Nadu) is an Indian lawyer and politician. He qualified as BL and MA and is an advocate by profession. He is expected to stake claim for party president if Stalin is made a CM face the next election. Murugan was first elected to the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly in 1971 and has been elected 6 times since. He was elected from the Katpadi constituency in 2006. After the 2006 assembly elections, Murugan was appointed Minister for Public Works in the Government of Tamil Nadu.

He was charged with pulling the saree of AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaa, when she tried to obstruct the presentation of the 1990 state budget.[1]

He was divested of the Public Works Department portfolio on 13 July 2009.[2]


He is currently an assembly member from Katpadi, resides in Chennai

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