Profile and Biography of P.Chidambaram

This article gives few information about P.Chidambaram, Education of P.Chidambaram, Political Carrier of P.Chidamabaram

Profile of P.Chidambaram

Name – P.Chidambaram
Date of Birth of P.Chidambaram – 16-Sep'1945
Birth Place of P.Chidambaram – Kanadukathan, Sivaganga District, TamilNadu
Spouse of P.Chidambaram – Nalini Chidambaram
Child of P.Chidambaram – Karthi Chidambaram
Parents of P.Chidambaram – L.Palaniyappa Chettiar and Lakshmi Achi
Political Party of P.Chidambaram – Indian National Congress

Education Qualification of P.Chidambaram

Schools from Madras Christian College of Higher Secondary School.
Bachelor of Science in Statistics from the Presidency College of Chennai.
Bachelor degree in Law from Madras Law College.
Masters Degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School

Profession of P.Chidambaram

In 1969, P.Chidambaram had started his carrier as Lawyer in Madras High Court. He severed as Senior Advocate in 1984.

Political Carrier of P.Chidambaram

In 1984, Chidambaram was first elected as a Lok Sabha member from Sivaganga Constituency of Tamil Nadu.. He was contested in elections on behalf of Indian National Congress Party. Then he was reelected from the same Sivaganga constituency from the years of 1989, 1991, 1996, 1998, 2004 and 2009

Chidambaram as a Minster of State

Rajiv Gandhi gave him a chance to serve as a Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce. After that in the year of 1986, he got a chance to serve as a Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions. In the same year he got an additional responsibility as a Minister of State for Internal Security in Ministry of Home Affairs.

Chidambaram as a Minister of State (Independent)

In 1991, P.Chidambaram was appointed as a Minister of State (Independent) in the Ministry o f Commerce. In 1992, He had resigned his minister post due to some controversies. In 1995, P.Chidambaram was again appointed as the Minister of State (Independent) in the same Ministry of Commerce. He made some changes in Import and Export policies of India during his tenure.

Chidambaram as a Finance Minister

P.Chidambaram had quit from Indian National Congress and formed Tamil Maanila Congress (TMC) with Moopanar. He went to Lok sabha as a TMC's MP in the year of 1996. He was appointed as a Union Minister of Finance by then Prime Minister H.D.Deva Gowda. He was in office until 1998.
In 2001, Chidambaram came away from TMC and form his own party named as Congress Jananayaka Peravai. He mergerd his party with Indian National Congress in the year of 2004.

Chidambaram was appointed as Minister of Finance in the year of 2004 by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Chidambaram served as Finance Minister until 2008.

Chidambaram as a Home Minister

In 2008, Chidambaram was appointed as Minister of Home Affairs by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. In 2009, He again won from Sivaganga constituency and assumed as Home Minister again.

P.Chidambaram is one of the powerful Minister in United Progressive Alliance.

Address of P.Chidambaram

16, Pycrofts Garden Road,
Chennai – 600006.
Contact No – 044 – 28279025

Delhi Address of P.Chidambaram

19, Safdarjung Road,
New Delhi – 110011
Contact No – 011 – 23792222, 23092810


Guest Author: subbarayalu chandram04 Mar 2013

clean speech, clean language, clean spelling,clean exposure of the subject in depth is the great qualities of the Honble Minister.P Chidambaram.let him live long to serve for the speedy recovery of our nation from the economic illness.

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