P. Purushothaman (c. 1948 – 2 November 2019) was an Indian politician belonging to All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. He was elected twice as a legislator of the Puducherry Legislative Assembly and served as the secretary of Puducherry All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam.

P. Purushothaman
Secretary of Puducherry All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
In office
2014 – 2 November 2019
Puducherry Legislative Assembly
In office
1985–1990
Preceded byP. Subbarayan
Succeeded byA. Bakthkavachalam
ConstituencyAriankuppam
In office
2011–2016
Preceded byConstituency Established
Succeeded byR. K. R. Anantharaman
ConstituencyManavely
Personal details
Bornc. 1948
Died2 November 2019 (aged 71)
Political partyAll India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

BiographyEdit

Purushothaman was elected as a legislator of the Puducherry Legislative Assembly from Ariankuppam in 1985.[1] After 26 years he was elected as a legislator of the Puducherry Legislative Assembly from Manavely in 2011.[2] He was appointed as the secretary of Puducherry All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam in 2014.[3]

Purushothaman was married to Jayalakshmi. They had one son and five daughters.

Purushothaman died on 2 November 2019 at the age of 71.[4][5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pondicherry Assembly Election Results in 1985". www.elections.in. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  2. ^ "List of Winners in Puducherry 2011". www.myneta.info. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Puducherry MLA P. Purushothaman dies aged 71". The Hindu. 2 November 2019. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  4. ^ "After wasp attack, ex-MLA dies of heart attack". The Times of India. 2 November 2019. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  5. ^ "Ex-MLA, AIADMK Puducherry state secretary Purushothaman dies". Asian News International. 2 November 2019. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  6. ^ "Former AIADMK MLA Purushothaman dies after being stung by wasp". Business Standard. 2 November 2019. Retrieved 3 November 2019.