R. Doraikkannu

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R. Doraikkannu
Rajagiri Doraikkannu

(1948-03-28) March 28, 1948 (age 71)
Rajagiri, Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu

R. Doraikkannu (born 28 March 1948) is an Indian politician and incumbent member of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly from the Papanasam constituency. As a member of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam party, he was elected from Papanasam in the 2006,[1] 2011[2] and 2016 elections.[3]

Jayalalithaa appointed Doraikkannu as Minister for Agriculture and Animal Husbandry in May 2016. This was his first cabinet post in the Government of Tamil Nadu.[4]

Doraikkannu was born on 28 March 1948 in Rajagiri. He has a BA degree and is married with six children.[5]


  1. ^ "2006 Tamil Nadu Election Results" (PDF). Election Commission of India..
    You may find it not possible to access the document via the provided link, in which case, it can be found via the page "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 5 October 2010. Retrieved 27 January 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "List of MLAs from Tamil Nadu 2011" (PDF). Government of Tamil Nadu. Retrieved 26 April 2017.
  3. ^ "15th Assembly Members". Government of Tamil Nadu. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  4. ^ "Jayalalithaa and her 28-member Cabinet to be sworn in on May 23". The Hindu. 21 May 2016. Retrieved 4 May 2017.
  5. ^ "Thiru. R. Doraikkannu (AIADMK)". Legislative Assembly of Tamil Nadu. Retrieved 2 May 2017.