K Padmarajan Age, Wife, Family, Biography

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Age: 64 Years
Marital Status: Married
Hometown: Attur

K Padmarajan

Name EarnedDr. K Padmanarajan [1]My Neta
NicknameElection King [2]Firstpost
Known ForContesting in elections 238 times
Physical Stats & More
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Political PartyIndependent
Personal Life
Date of Birth15 May 1959 (Friday)
Age (as of 2024) 65 Years
BirthplaceAttur, Tamil Nadu
Zodiac signTaurus
SignatureK Padmarajan's signature
HometownAttur, Tamil Nadu
SchoolKunhimangalam Higher Secondary School, Kunhimangalam, Kerala
College/UniversityAnnamalai Open University, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu
Educational QualificationA master's degree in History [3]My Neta
Address3/3-23A, Padma Nivas Building Raman Nagar Post, Mettur Dam-636 403 Salem District, Tamil Nadu State
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseSreeja Nambiyar
ChildrenSon- Sreejesh Padmarajan
K Padmarajan's son Sreejesh
Daughter- Anagha Nambiar
ParentsFather- K. Kunchambu Nair
K Padmarajan with his parents
Style Quotient
Bike CollectionTVS XL100
Money Factor
Assets/PropertiesMovable Assets
Cash: Rs. 49,000
Bank Deposits: 1,000
Jewellery: Rs. 60,000
Vehicle: Rs. 5,000

Immovable Assets
commercial Building: Rs. 11,00, 000
Residential Building: Rs. 3,00,000

Note: The given estimates of movable and immovable assets are according to the year 2023-2024. It excludes the assets owned by his wife and dependents. [4]My Neta
Net Worth (approx.)Rs. 15 crores (as of 2023-2024) [5]My Neta
Social Media
InstagramPadmarajan Electionking
FacebookPadmarajan Electionking

K PadmarajanSome Lesser Known Facts About K Padmarajan

  • K Padmarajan owns a tyre repair business in Mettur, Tamil Nadu.
  • He began contesting in Indian elections in 1988.
  • In 1988, he contested the Tamil Nadu Legislative elections from the Mettur constituency and lost the election.
  • During an interview, he claimed that he had spent Lakhs of rupees on the nominations for elections.
  • K Padmarajan works as a Sub-Editor at the Rajakamalam Newspaper.
  • K Padmarajan is a homoeopathy medicine practitioner and provides free homoeopathy medicines in his hometown.
  • In 2015, K Padmarajan contested the Rajya Sabha elections from Tamil Nadu.
  • He has contested in various elections from presidential and vice presidential elections to local polls.
  • By 2015, he had lost 8 presidential and vice-presidential elections and 36 Rajya Sabha elections.
  • By 2019, he had lost 199 elections setting a world record, and The Limca Book of Records named him as ‘India’s Most Unsuccessful Candidate.’ [6]The Times of India

    A picture of K Padmarajan's the Limca Book of Records certificate

    A picture of K Padmarajan’s Limca Book of Records certificate

  • In September 2021, he set a record in the Delhi Book of Records for the Maximum Number of Unsuccessful Attempts in elections after losing 218 elections.
    A picture of K Padmarajan's Delhi Book of Records certificate

    A picture of K Padmarajan’s Delhi Book of Records certificate


  • In an interview, he claimed that he did not contest the elections to win but only to set a world record. He said,

    I know I don’t stand a chance against the bigwigs therefore I don’t even campaign. But my goal is to enter the Guinness Book of Records as most the candidate who has contested and lost number of times.”

  • In 2024, he contested for the 239th time in elections from Dharmapuri in Tamil Nadu for the Lok Sabha Elections.