May 18, 2011

Say Hello to New Higher Education Minister of Tamil Nadu

P. Palaniappan

P. Palaniappan is a new Higher Education Minister of Tamil Nadu. This is the first time Palaniappan has become a minister. He has been elected from Dharmapuri district. His MLA constituency name is 'Pappireddippatti' (பாப்பிரெட்டிப்பட்டி).

Vote Details

Palaniappan has defeated the DMK candidate by more than 10 Thousands votes.

S.No. Candidate Name Party Name  Vote
1 P. PalaniappanAIADMK76,582
2 V. MullaiventhanDMK66,093 
Margin of Victory10,489

Personal Details

Our minister is 50 year old man. His wife name is Roja.  Palaniappan has one son and one daughter. His son name is Ezilmaravan (எழில்மறவன்). His daughter name is Yaalini (யாழினி).


Door No. 285,
Moliyanur Village,
Pappireddipatti Taluk,
Dharmapuri District.

Educational Details

Our Higher Education Minister is alumni of Pachaiyappa College, Chennai.

S.No. Degree  College/University  Year
1 M.ScPachaiyappa College - Chennai1984-1986

Court Details

Palaniappan does not have any criminal case in court.

Vehicle Details

Our minister is using Mahindra Scoripo (2005 model)

The car number is TN-29-E-7007

Minister son is using Hero Honda CBZ.

The bike number is TN-29-AY-4230

Gold Details

Minister family is using 730 grams gold. (Data collected from TN Government Election website)

S.No. NameGold
1 P. Palaniappan10
2 Roja (Wife)600 
3 Yaalini (Daughter)100
4 Ezilmaravan (Son)20

Loan Details

Minister wife has received Rs. 2,68,944 as a house loan from Indian Bank (Kozhimekkanur Branch). 

Both his son and daughter has received Rs. 2,00,000 as an educational loan from Indian Bank .