July 14, 1942|
Ramuthevanpatti, Virudhunagar district, Tamilnadu
November 8, 2006 64) (aged|
|Political party||Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam|
K. Kalimuthu (Tamil: கா.காளிமுத்து, 14 July 1942 – 8 November 2006) was an Indian politician of the Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and Member of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly. He served as the Speaker of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly from 2001 to 2006. He was elected to the state Assembly 5 times and held posts as the Minister for local administration one term and as Agriculture minister for two terms under Dr. M. G. Ramachandran as chief Minister, was the Member of Lok Sabha once and Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly speaker once. He was an M.A in Tamil. He gained a doctorate (Ph.D) in Tamil for his literary works and wrote books and poems in Tamil.
He died of cardiac arrest in Chennai in November 2006.
- "Top AIADMK leader Kalimuthu passes away". The Economic Times. 8 November 2006.