Edappadi is a famous Indian Politician and at present, he is the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. He became the chief minister on 16 February 2017. He represents All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam party.
Edappadi started his political career at a very young age and it is known that he didn’t complete his education. He was pursuing B.Sc. but he dropped out of college in later years. He has listed his profession as a farmer but he had been in politics for a long time. It is known that there was a criminal case against him and the case was about the kidnapping of some MLA.
As per the information available, Edappadi started his career at an early age. He won assembly elections for four times. The first time he won the election was in 1989 and later on, he won the election in 1991. After that, it took him 20 years to win next elections and he won that election in 2011. Four years later he again won elections in 2016. He contests elections from Edapadi Constituency. It is also known that he was working as Minister of Highways and Minor Ports during the era of Jayalalithaa. Later on, in 2017, he was made the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.
Net Worth: 4 Crore and 50 Lakh Indian Rupees
- Name: Edappadi K Palaniswami
- Nickname: Edappadi
- Date of Birth: 2 March 1954
- Age: 62 Years
- Place of Birth: Anthiyur, Tamil Nadu, India
- College: Sri Vasavi College, Erode (Dropout)
- Father: V Karuppa Gounder
- Marital Status: Married
- Religion: Hindu
- Zodiac Sign: Pisces
- Height: 5 Feet and 7 Inches
- Weight: 74 Kgs
- Figure Measurements: Chest: 41 Inches, Waist: 36 Inches, Biceps: 12 Inches
- Eye Color: Black
- Profession: Politician
- Languages Known: English, Hindi, and Tamil