|Real Name||O. Panneerselvam|
|Party||(All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK)) |
|Political Journey||1996: Became the chairman of Periyakulam Municipality from 1996 to 2001.|
2001: Sworn in as the 13th Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu till 2002.
2006: Was the Leader of the Opposition.
2014: Sworn in as the 17th Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu till mid-2015.
2016: Sworn in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu after the demise of Jayalalithaa.
6 February 2017: Tended his resignation to the Governor of Tamil Nadu.
14 February 2017: He was expelled from the AIADMK by party General Secretary V.K. Sasikala.
21 August 2017: In a merger of AIADMK, he collaborated with Edappadi K Palanisamy and became the Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 170 cm|
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 74 kg|
in Pounds- 163 lbs
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Hair Colour||Salt & Pepper|
|Date of Birth||14 January 1951|
|Age (as in 2017)||66 Years|
|Birth Place||Periyakulam, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Capricorn|
|Hometown||Periyakulam, Tamil Nadu, India|
|College||Haji Karutha Ravuthar Kavuthiya Arts College, Uthamapalayam|
|Educational Qualifications||B.A. in Economics (dropout)|
|Debut||Became the chairman of Periyakulam Municipality (1996)|
|Family||Father- Ottakkara Thevar |
Mother- Palaniammal Naachiar
Brother- O Raja
Sister- Not Known
|Caste||Maravar ( a sub-caste of Thevars)|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Net Worth||8.6 lakh (INR)|