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C. Sreenivasan (born 1 April 1948), commonly referred to as Dindigul C. Sreenivasan, is an Indian politician and former Member of Parliament of India elected from Tamil Nadu. He serves as Minister for Forests. He was the treasurer of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) from 2001 to 2007, and was elected to the Lok Sabha from Dindigul constituency as an AIADMK candidate in the Indian general elections of 1989, 1991, 1998 and 1999 in Tamil Nadu. Elected Legislative Assembly Election 2016 in Dindigul Constituency. He belongs to Piramalai Kallar Community.[10]

Dindigul C. Sreenivasan
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Minister of Forests Department in[1][2][3]
Tamil Nadu, India
Assumed office
23 May 2016
ConstituencyDindigul
Member of Parliament
In office
2 December 1989 – 16 May 2004
ConstituencyDindigul
Personal details
Born (1948-04-01) April 1, 1948 (age 71)[4]
Usilampatti, Tamil Nadu, India
NationalityIndia
Political partyAll India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Spouse(s)S. Kannathal (m. 1974) (6 Children)
S. Nageswari (m. 1979) (2 Children)
MotherC. Kathammal
FatherM. Chinnasamy Thevar
RelativesC. Narayanan(brother),
C. Venkatachalam(brother)
ResidenceDindigul, Tamil Nadu
Alma materM.A (Political science), MBA
OccupationPolitician

Jayalalithaa appointed Sreenivaasan as Minister for Forests in May 2016. This was his first cabinet post in the Government of Tamil Nadu.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Minister of Tamil Nadu Forests
  2. ^ Tamil Nadu Assembly 2016 Council of Ministers
  3. ^ Tamil Nadu Legislative 15th Assembly Cabinet Ministers
  4. ^ Criminal & Asset Declaration in Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Election 2016
  5. ^ Volume I, 1989 Indian general election, 9th Lok Sabha Archived 18 July 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ Volume I, 1991 Indian general election, 10th Lok Sabha Archived 18 July 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ Volume I, 1998 Indian general election, 12th Lok Sabha Archived 18 July 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ Volume I, 1999 Indian general election, 13th Lok Sabha Archived 18 July 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ 15th Legislative Assembly Election 2016 in Tamil Nadu
  10. ^ [5][6][7][8][9]
  11. ^ "Jayalalithaa and her 28-member Cabinet to be sworn in on May 23". The Hindu. 21 May 2016. Retrieved 4 May 2017.