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TTV Dhinakaran

TTV Dhinakaran is a member of Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly from Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagar. He is the chief of Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) -- a party he founded in 2018 after the high-profile dispute with his former party the AIADMK. In past, he was the Treasurer of the AIADMK Party and has served as the Member of Rajya Sabha (2004-2010) and Lok Sabha (represented Periyakulan from 1999 to 2004).
 
Dhinakaran was expelled from the AIADMK on August, 2017. He won the highly anticipated RK Nagar by-election (which fell vacant after the death of former Chief minister of Tamilnadu J.Jayalalithaa) in December 2017 and assumed office of MLA on 29 December 2017. On March 15, 2018 Dhinakaran launched his political party, Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam.
 
He has announced that the AMMK will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls in 38 parliamentary constituencies from Tamil Nadu and Puducherry while also hinting at joining hands with few other parties.

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