Edappadi K. Palaniswami
|Edappadi K. Palaniswami|
Palaniswami in January 2018
|8th Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu|
Assumed office |
14 February 2017
|Deputy CM||O. Paneerselvam|
|Preceded by||O. Paneerselvam|
|Minister of Highways and Minor Ports & PWD|
Assumed office |
23 May 2016
|Minister of Highways and Minor Ports|
16 May 2011 – 16 May 2016
|Preceded by||M. P. Saminathan|
|Member of Lok Sabha|
19 March 1998 – 12 October 1999
|Preceded by||K. P. Ramalingam|
|Succeeded by||M. Kannappan|
|Member of Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly|
27 January 1989 – 30 January 1991
24 June 1991 – 12 May 1996
|Succeeded by||I. Ganesan|
12 May 1954|
Edappadi, Madras State, India
|Children||Mithun Kumar (Son)|
|Residence||Greenways Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
Edappadi K. Palaniswami (born 12 May 1954) is an Indian politician and the Current Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, having assumed the office on 16 February 2017.
Edappadi K. Palanisamy was born on 12 May 1954 in a village called Siluvam Palayam near Salem district. His father's name is Mr.Karuppa Gounder and Mother name is Thavasi Ammal. His father was a marginal farmer. Palaniswami is married and living with his family in Chennai. His wife name is P. Radha whose profession has also been declared as an agriculturalist in the election nomination paper. He has a son whose name is Mithun.He is an General manager in Sriram IT park.
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