Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
XI Lok Sabha


Father's Name: Shri Lourdasamy Date of Birth: 9 May 1936 Place of Birth: Trichy (Tamil Nadu) Marital Status: Married on 21 August 1958 Spouse's Name: Smt. Rani Adaikalaraj Children: Three sons and two daughters Educational Qualifications :
Intermediate Educated at St. Joseph College, Trichy (Tamil Nadu) Profession :
Trader and Industrialist Permanent Address :
7-B, Crawford Colony, Trichy-620001 (Tamil Nadu) Tel. (0431) 463434 Positions Held :
1984Elected to Lok Sabha (Eighth) 1984-89Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways 1985-90Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Civil Aviation 1988-89Member, C.W.C., Tamil Nadu 1989Re-elected to Lok Sabha (Ninth) 1991Elected to Lok Sabha (Tenth) for the third time 1991-96Member, Committee on Petitions Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Food Processing Industries Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tourism 1996Elected to Lok Sabha (Eleventh) for the fourth time Special Interests :
Social service, cultural programmes and industrial development Favourite Pastime and Recreation :
Gardening, music and games Sports and Clubs :
Football and Badminton; President of a number of sports and cultural organisations
Countries Visited :
Australia, Brazil, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, U.A.E. and U.S.A.
Other Information :
Member, Silk Board, 1985-88 Election Result :
Tiruchirapalli Lok Sabha constituency Total electorate10,70,053 Total votes polled 7,20,232 Votes polled in favour of the first four leading candidates : (1) Shri Lourdasamy Adaikalaraj [T.M.C. (M)] 4,34,149 (2) Shri K. Gopal (I.N.C.) 1,69,441 (3) Shri T.K. Rangarajan [C.P.I. (M)] 52,185 (4) Shri D. Dhanabalan (B.J.P.) 14,778 Our Other Sites