Kongunadu Makkal Desia Katchi

Kongunadu Makkal Desiya Katchi
Secretary-General E. R. Eswaran
Founded 21 March 2013
Headquarters Erode
Ideology Indigenism
Alliance National Democratic Alliance

Kongunadu Makkal Desiya Katchi (KMDK) is a political party in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The party's vote base is mainly concentrated in the Kongu Nadu region of Tamil Nadu. It was a splinter party of Kongunadu Munnetra Kazhagam (KMK).[1]


On 21 March 2013, E. R. Eswaran launched new Party Kongunadu Makkal Desia Katchi, he also became the General Secretary of new party. He contested the May 2009 Loksabha elections as a KMK candidate in the Coimbatore constituency[2] and came third, securing more than one lakh votes. He also came third in the 2009 by election for Thondamuthur Assembly Constituency.[3][4][5][6][7] [8] [9]

2014 Lok Sabha election

It will contest the 2014 Lok Sabha alliance as a part of National Democratic Alliance led by the BJP. Party General Secretary E. R. Eswaran contested in Pollachi Lok Sabha, the lone seat allotted for the party from the alliance and finished second with 276,118 votes. In 2016 election they may ally with Naam Tamilar Katchi.

Indian general elections, 2014: Pollachi[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
AIADMK C. Mahendran 417,092
Kongunadu Makkal Desia Katchi E. R. Eswaran 276,118
DMK Pongalur N. Palanisamy 251,829
INC K. Selvaraj 30,014
None of the Above(5) 12,947


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  8. "எல்.பி.பீ. கான்கிரீட் தள விவகாரம்: விவசாயிகள் மோதலை தவிர்க்க நடவடிக்கை எடுக்க வேண்டும் ஈஸ்வரன் அறிக்கை || Farmers must take action to avoid conflict Eswaran Report". Maalaimalar.com. 2014-02-19. Retrieved 2015-03-01.
  9. "தனியாரோடு சேர்ந்து மாதிரி பள்ளிகளை அரசு உருவாக்க வேண்டும்: கொங்குநாடு மக்கள் கட்சி வலியுறுத்தல் || Private and government together to create model schools kongunadu makkal katchi emphasis". Maalaimalar.com. 2014-02-19. Retrieved 2015-03-01.
  10. "Results 2014". ECI. Retrieved 22 May 2014.
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