R. Velu

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Rangasamy Velu
Shri R. Velu at the inauguration of a National Technical Seminar on Mechanization of Track Maintenance, Relaying and Construction on Indian Railways in New Delhi on January 20, 2005 (cropped).jpg
Shri R. Velu at the inauguration of a National Technical Seminar on Mechanization of Track Maintenance, Relaying and Construction on Indian Railways in New Delhi on January 20, 2005
Former Union Minister of State for Railways
In office
2004-2009
Succeeded byK. H. Muniyappa
ConstituencyArakkonam
Personal details
Born (1940-07-26) 26 July 1940 (age 81)
Pudhupalayam village Arni taluk, Thiruvannamalai district, Tamil Nadu
Political partyPMK
Spouse(s)V.Malliga (75)
Children1 son and 1 daughter.
RelativesC.Srinivasan
ResidenceChennai
As of 22 September, 2006
Source: [1]

Rangasamy Velu (born 25 July 1940), is an Indian politician of the Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) party. He has been elected to 14th Lok Sabha as Union Minister of State, Railways from Arakkonam Lok Sabha constituency of Tamil Nadu[1] from 2004 to 2009. He started his political career as Officer of Indian Administrative Service and worked as Additional Registrar, Cooperative Societies; also served as member, Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission. He also worked as District Collector; Director of Municipal Administration and Joint Commissioner, Revenue Administration. He has a doctorate in disaster management, he also has a bachelor of Law degree and master of business administration degree. [2] He was educated in the Voorhees college Vellore, Madras Law College, Madras University and Madras Christian College and was a resident of Bishop Heber Hall. He has published his autobiography in Tamil named ‘en vazhkai payanam’. He is from Vanniyar community.

Current life[edit]

Shri Velu now is a retired IAS officer. He is still active in politics in the PMK.

References[edit]

  1. "Fourteenth Lok Sabha Members Bioprofile". Parliament of India. Retrieved 30 March 2016.
  2. "Celebrity Photo Gallery, Celebrity Wallpapers, Celebrity Videos, Bio, News, Songs, Movies". in.com. Archived from the original on 8 April 2016. Retrieved 30 March 2016.