Raveendranath Kumar

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P. Raveendranath Kumar is an Indian politician.He was elected to the Lok Sabha, lower house of the Parliament of India from Theni , Tamil Nadu in the 2019 Indian general election as member of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam .He is the son of O. Panneerselvam(Hon'ble.Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu).[1][2][3][4]

O. P. Raveendranath
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
Assumed office
30 May 2019
Preceded byR. Parthipan
ConstituencyTheni , Tamil Nadu
Leader of AIADMK in Lok Sabha
Assumed office
30 May 2019
Preceded byM. Thambidurai
Personal details
Born (1980-02-03) 3 February 1980 (age 40)
Thenkarai, Tamil Nadu, India
Political partyAIADMK
Spouse(s)Ananthi Raveendranath Kumar
ChildrenAR Jaideepp, AR Jayashree, AR Aditya
MotherP. Vijayalakshmi Amma
FatherO. Paneerselvam
ResidencePeriyakulam, Tamil Nadu, India

ControversyEdit

Election bribingEdit

OP Raveendranath contesting from Theni district for the 2019 Indian general election was caught on camera bribing people for votes in a college premises. The video shows Raveendranath and O Panneerselvam's supporters giving out money in a college premises. The administration of the college seems to have turned a blind eye to these activities and many claimed the bribers had reportedly paid the college's Imam to keep silent.[5] Court cases were filed citing the incident.[6][7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sons & daughters rise on Tamil Nadu's political horizon". Julie Mariappan. The Times of India. 25 May 2019. Retrieved 19 March 2020.
  2. ^ "First Timers From Tamil Nadu Set to Make Their Maiden Foray in Lok Sabha". News 18. 23 May 2019. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  3. ^ "AIADMK dejected as OPS' son Raveendranath Kumar fails to find a place in Modi cabinet". The New Indian Express. 31 May 2019. Retrieved 21 March 2020.
  4. ^ "O Panneerselvam's son P Ravindranath Kumar to be lone AIADMK". Padmini Sivarajah. The Times of India. 24 May 2019. Retrieved 21 March 2020.
  5. ^ "Panneerselvam's son caught on camera while bribing voters in college premises". 9 August 2020. Archived from the original on 9 August 2020. Retrieved 9 August 2020.
  6. ^ "HC notice to EC, AIADMK MP on election petition". Business Standard India. Press Trust of India. 5 August 2019. Retrieved 9 August 2020.
  7. ^ "HC notice to EC, AIADMK MP on election petition". www.outlookindia.com. Retrieved 9 August 2020.

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