R. Dhanuskodi Athithan

R. Dhanuskodi Athithan
R. Dhanuskodi Athithan
Member of Lok Sabha
Constituency Tiruchendur
In office
In office
In office
In office
Constituency Tirunelveli
In office
Minister for States (Youth Affair and Sports Developlement)
In office
Personal details
Born 6 March 1953 (1953-03-06) (age 58)
Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu
Political party INC
Spouse(s) Late Mrs. Indra Devi Adithan
Children Dhanesh Adithan (son)[1] and 2 daughters
Residence Tirunelveli
As of September 22, 2006
Source: [1]

R. Dhanuskodi Athithan (born 6 March 1953) was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. He represented the Tirunelveli constituency of Tamil Nadu and is a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) political party. He was critically wounded in a road accident which happened near Vaagaikulam on the Tirunelveli - Tuticorin National Highway on 6 August 2006. His wife Indra Devi Adithan died in the accident.[2]

Electoral performance in Lok Sabha Elections

Year Winner Party Runner-up Party
1985 (by-election) R. Dhanushkodi Adithan INC Pon. Vijayaraghavan JP
1989 R. Dhanushkodi Adithan INC A. Karthikeyan DMK
1991 R. Dhanushkodi Adithan INC G. Anton Gomez JD
1996 R. Dhanushkodi Adithan TMC(M) S. Justin INC
1998 Ramarajan ADMK R. Dhanushkodi Adithan TMC(M)
2004[3] R. Dhanushkodi Adithan INC R. Amirtha Ganesan ADMK


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