Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam

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Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam was a political party in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It split from Dravidar Kazhagam in 1996.[1] The president of the party is 'Kolathur' Mani and its general secretary is 'Viduthalai' Rajendran.[2][3][4] In August 2012, Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam split into two factions one is Dravidar Viduthalai Kazhagam led by Kolathur Mani and other is Thanthai Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam led by K Ramakrishnan.[5]


  1. ^ "Periyarites see Veeramani doing an MK". The New Indian Express. 2001-09-11. Retrieved 2012-09-11. 
  2. ^ "Kolathur Mani among 100 held". Chennai, India: The Hindu. 2004-01-31. Retrieved 2012-09-11. 
  3. ^ "The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Nation". 2002-07-14. Retrieved 2012-09-11. 
  4. ^ "The Hindu : Kolathur Mani held on sedition charges". 2001-06-27. Retrieved 2012-09-11. 
  5. ^ "Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam (PDK) splits into two parties - The Times of India". The Times Of India. 

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