Tuesday, November 18, 2014

History of O.Panneerselvam

O Panneerselvam:
An AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam was sworn in as the chief minister of Tamilnadu on September 29, 2014 by the governor K Roshiah. OPS, as he is known in the party circles, belongs to the various community, one of the strong support base of the AIADMK.

Born in small town west of the temple city of Madurai, he triedhis hand of agriculture after graduation but soon gave it up to take up dairying and opened a canteen.He was elected as Chairman of the periyakulsm Municipality in 1996. Elected to the Assambly in 2001 from the periyakulam constituency in Theni, district, he became a revenue minister. When Ms. Jayalalitha was forced to step down in september  2001, she choose him as the stopgap chief minister. In March 2002, she because chief minister assigned public works, Probihition and excise portfolies. It was during that time the State took over the retail trade of liquor through Government – run shops. The AIADMK won the 2011 Assembly elections. And he was number two in cabinet.

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