J. Jayavardhan

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J. Jayavardhan
Member of the India Parliament
for Chennai South
Assumed office
1 September 2014
Constituency Chennai South
Personal details
Born (1987-05-29) 29 May 1987 (age 31)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Political party All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Spouse(s) Smt.Swarnalakshmi
Children 1
Parents D. Jayakumar (father)
Residence Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Alma mater Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute
Occupation Medical Practitioner
As of 17th December, 2016
Source: [1]

Jayakumar Jayavardhan (born 29 May 1987) known as J. Jayavardhan is an Indian politician and Member of Parliament elected from Tamil Nadu. He is elected to the Lok Sabha from Chennai South constituency as an Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam candidate in 2014 election.[1] He completed his under graduate at Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute and is a doctor by profession. Dr J Jayavardhan has become the youngest MP in India by winning the seat from South Chennai,Tamil Nadu at the young age of 26.[2][3]

His father D. Jayakumar is a sitting MLA in Chennai and was also Speaker of the Tamil Nadu Assembly for a year, besides being the minister for fisheries in the first J. Jayalalithaa government of 1991-1996.[2]


  1. ^ "GENERAL ELECTION TO LOK SABHA TRENDS & RESULT 2014". ELECTION COMMISSION OF INDIA. Archived from the original on 29 May 2014. Retrieved 29 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Dr J Jayavardhan of AIADMK is India's Youngest MP - Latest News". Retrieved 2015-05-29.
  3. ^ "This is Tamil Nadu's youngest candidate: a 26-year-old doctor". Retrieved 2015-05-29.