T. M. Selvaganapathy
T. M. Selvaganapathy is an Indian politician. He was a member of Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly, elected from Tiruchengode constituency in 1991. He was also minister of Local Administration in Jayalalitha Government between 1991 and 1996. Originally a member of Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam party, he joined Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam in August 2008. He was convicted by a trial court in Colour TV scam on 30 May 2000 and was later acquitted by the High court on 4 December 2001.
In June 2010, he became a member of the Rajya Sabha. In 2014, he was convicted by a court for a financial scam, resulting in his disqualification. He became the first Tamil Nadu politician to be disqualified from the parliament for corruption.
- "Selvaganapathy joins DMK". The Hindu. 29 August 2008.
- "Colour TV scam: High Court upholds acquittal of Jayalalithaa". Press Trust of India. Chennai: The Hindu. 21 August 2009. Retrieved 1 January 2014.
- "Madras HC upholds acquittal of Jayalalitha in TV scam". Zee News. 22 August 2009. Retrieved 1 January 2014.
- "First Tamil Nadu politician to be disqualified as MP after conviction". NDTV. 2014-04-17.
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