S. T. Adityan

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S. T. Adityan
எஸ்.டி ஆதித்தன்
Member of Central Legislative Assembly (1945)
In office
Member of Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly
In office
Member of Tamil Nadu Legislative Council - 2 twice
In office
In office
Director - Sun Paper Mills Pvt. Ltd
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1904-05-27)27 May 1904
Perumal puram, tirunelveli
Died 1981 (aged 76–77)
Political party Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Spouse(s) Govindammal
Children 2 sons, 1 daughter
Residence Kayamozhi, Tamil Nadu, India
Religion Hindu

S. T. Adityan (27 May 1904 – 1981) was an Indian politician from Tamil Nadu belonging to Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam party. A native of Kayamozhi, he was born in Perumalpuram in Tirunelveli district. He studied in England and was a lawyer by profession. He married Govindammal in 1933, who was the daughter of a very wealthy businessmen in Singapore, and with that wealth he managed to establish the Sun Paper Mills after returning to India. He began his life as a newspaper artist. He was imprisoned for four months in 1941 during Independence movement. He also participated actively in temple entry movement. He served as a director of Sun Paper Mill Ltd from 1961. He was lawyer by profession and served as an Advocate in Supreme Court of India. He served as the member of Central Legislative assembly between 1945-1947. He also served as a member of Tamil Nadu legislative assembly between 1952-1957. He was elected to the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly as an Indian National Congress candidate from Tiruchendur constituency in 1952 election. He was one of the two elected members from that constituency, the other being V. Arumugam (Indian politician) from Kisan Mazdoor Praja Party.[1] He also served as a member of Tamil Nadu legislative council between 1958–1964 and 1967-1971.[2]


  1. ^ 1951/52 Madras State Election Results, Election Commission of India
  2. ^ Tamil Nadu Legislative Council Who is Who 1970-1971. Legislative Council Department Fort St. George. January 1971. p. 19.