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|Born||26 June 1980|
Erode, Tamil Nadu, India
|Political party||Tamil Maanila Congress (M)|
|Spouse(s)||K.C. Chitra Lakshmi|
|Website||Official Facebook Page |
Family[edit | edit source]
Having originated from a family which has deep involvement in congress and politics for many decades, he has inherited his interest and involvement to congress right from his childhood. His family members are renowned philanthropists of Erode District.
Muthusamy Yuvaraja, was born on June 26, 1980 in Erode to fervent educationalist family to Mr.S.D.Muthusamy, a renowned educationalist and philanthropist and an active congress volunteer and Mrs.M.Maheswari.
His Grandfather, S. Duraiswamy Gounder, is an ardent educationalist, active Congress Volunteer throughout life time promoting the values and ideals of Gandhian Principles towards the betterment of rural people. He has served as an Erode District President of Congress for 10 years from 1981-1989.
His lineage towards public service comes from his grandfather, S. Duraiswamy Gounder, who is the Founder President of the Vellalar Educational Trust and also Congress President for Erode District.
His family has a major association with an educational trust (Vellalar Educational Trust) that has started a women’s college ‘Vellalar College for Women’ in 1970 itself with primary aim of uplifting the rural women. The Trust now has a versatile face running many Schools, Arts and Science College, Engineering College, Educational Training College and Nursing College. His family has rendered remarkable service towards education and remarkable contribution to social services through the voluntary service organizations functioning in their institutions. More than 16,000 (15,000 Women) students are studying in these intuitions presently and more than a lakh have graduated so far. Many famous leaders like Ayya G. K Moopanar, C. Subramaniam, N. Mahalingam, S. R. Bommai, N. V. N. Somu, R. Dhanuskodi Athithan, N. Dharam Singh and Murasoli Maran have shown personal interest and contribution to the educational service rendered by their institutions. His family has deep association with the family of the great leaders Perunthalaivar K. Kamarajar, Ayya G. K Moopanar, and Ayya G. K Vasan.
Yuvaraja is married to Srimathi. K.C. Chitra Lakshmi and has two sons.
Political Career[edit | edit source]
First elected state president for Tamilnadu Youth congress  and elected consecutively for two times. The only state congress president elected twice for the post (2010 & 2012) in the history of Tamil Nadu congress.
Started his career as Student congress Volunteer right at the age of 18 and served as Vice Chairman PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore and had contributed towards organizing various social events like conducting Cancer Awareness Programmes, Tree Plantation program in Rural areas through Educational service.
As a further step ahead he adopted a Government school, Sengodampalayam, Erode for the purpose of improving the Education and living conditions. He has served as the state secretary for National Students Union of India (NSUI) during the year 2001.
He is also a Member and the Joint Secretary of SISMA. Considers former Prime Minister [Rajiv Gandhi] as his Role Model.
Elections contested[edit | edit source]
|Elections||Constituency||Party||Result||Vote percentage||Opposition Candidate||Opposition Party||Opposition vote percentage|
|Tamil Nadu state assembly election, 2011||Erode West||INC||Lost||34.56||K.V. Ramalingam||AIADMK||59.29|
References[edit | edit source]
- [ http://eci.nic.in/eci_main/StatisticalReports/AE2011/stat_TN_May2011.pdf 2011 Tamil Nadu Election Results, Election Commission of India]
- ADR. "Yuvaraja M.(Indian National Congress(INC)):Constituency- ERODE (WEST)(ERODE) - Affidavit Information of Candidate:". myneta.info. Retrieved 2018-03-12.
- "Yuvaraja elected State Youth Congress chief". The Hindu. Special Correspondent. 2010-04-13. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2018-03-12.
- "Statistical report on Tamil Nadu Assembly election 2011" (PDF). Election Commission of India. 2011. p. 301. Retrieved 12 March 2018.
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