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E. R. Eswaran

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General Secretary, Kongunadu Makkal Desia Katchi
Personal details
Born 1961
Kokkarayanpettai, Pallipalayam
Political party KMDK
Residence Chennai
Occupation Politician, entrepreneur
Website [1]

E. R. Eswaran is an Indian politician and entrepreneur from Tamil Nadu. As of 21 March 2013 he is the General Secretary of the Kongunadu Makkal Desia Katchi party.

Early life and education[edit]

Eswaran was born at Kokarayanpettai, near to Thiruchengode in the Namakkal district of Tamil Nadu. He is a member of the Kongu Vellalar Gounder community and his family are involved in agriculture.[1]

He received a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from Government Engineering College, Salem. He began a business in Assam and later moved to Chennai. He entered into construction and building business and have "established himself as one of the premier builders in Chennai, promoting many apartments and townships". He also has business interests in the manufacture and export of clothing, which has caused him to travel abroad extensively.[1]

He is fluent in Tamil, English and Hindi.[1]

Association with Kongu organisations[edit]

He was secretary of "Kongu Nanbargal Sangam" around 2001.[2]

Political career[edit]

On 21 March 2013, Eswaran was one of the founders of Kongunadu Makkal Desia Katchi, also he is General Secretary of this party. He contested the May 2009 Lokshaba elections as a KMK candidate in the Coimbatore constituency[3] and came third, securing more than one hundred thousand votes. He also came third in the 2009 by election for Thondamuthur Assembly Constituency.[4][5][6][7][8] [9] [10] [11] For Lok sabha elections 2014, he contested in Pollachi Constituency as the KMDK candidate with BJP alliance. E.R. Eswaran secured 2,76,118 votes.