Dr K. P. Ramalingam is an Indian politician and elected as member of parliament candidate in June, 2010 for Rajya Sabha. He is also a former Member of the Legislative Assembly of Tamil Nadu. He was elected to the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly as an Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam candidate from Rasipuram constituency in 1980 and 1984 elections.
He was also Member of Parliament elected from Tamil Nadu. He was elected to the Lok Sabha from Tiruchengode constituency as a Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam candidate in 1996 election.