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A S Ponnammal

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Name  A. Ponnammal

Role  Politician
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Died  November 24, 2015, Madurai

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A. S. Ponnammal (1926/7 – 24 November 2015) was an Indian politician who was elected to the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly on seven occasions as a candidate of various political parties.

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A. S. Ponnammal Political career of Nilakottai A S Ponnammal History News7

Career

Ponnammal represented the Congress Party in the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly from 1957 to 1967, having been elected from the Sholavandan constituency in Madurai. She was subsequently elected to Tamil Nadu assembly in 1980 as an Independent candidate. In 1984, she was elected in the Palani constituency as an Indian National Congress candidate. She ran and won the Nilakottai constituency in 1989 and 1991 as an Indian National Congress candidate and in 1996 as a Tamil Maanila Congress (Moopanar) candidate. She unsuccessfully contested the Nilakottai seat, which was reserved for candidates from the Scheduled Castes, in 1967 and 1971.

Commonly referred to as Akka (elder sister), Ponnammal died at the age of 88 in 2015.

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