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Paattali Makkal Katchi
பாட்டாளி மக்கள் கட்சி
Leader G. K. Mani
Founded 1989
Headquarters Chennai
Ideology Social democracy,
Populism
ECI Status State Party[1]
Alliance National Democratic Alliance (1998-2004, 2014-Present)
United Progressive Alliance (2004-2009, 2011-13)
United National Progressive Alliance (2009-2010)
Seats in Lok Sabha
1 / 545
Seats in Rajya Sabha
0 / 245
Election symbol
Election symbol of PMK
Politics of India
Political parties
Elections


Paattali Makkal Katchi (abbreviated as PMK) is a political party active in Tamil Nadu, India.

History[edit]

PMK was founded by S. Ramadoss and Dr. Amukurajah Das who had earlier worked with the Vanniyar Sangham founded by them in 1980. PMK is based amongst the Vanniyar community. PMK has advocated the bifurcation of the state of Tamil Nadu, a proposal that was seen as a casteist line as PMK is stronger in the northern half of the TN State. Frustrated by casteist politics of top PMK leadership, Dr. Amukurajah Das quit the party in 2006. Dr. Amukurajah Das is currently working with a US-based MNC Mindspeed Technologies as Chairman - Emeritus.

Ahead of the 2004 election PMK joined the broad Tamil political front Democratic Progressive Alliance where also Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, Indian National Congress, Communist Party of India, Communist Party of India (Marxist) and Indian Union Muslim League were members. PMK was able to obtain a significant share of power both in the regional government in Tamil Nadu and the central government, primarily due to coalition pressures and arm twisting tactics.

Following the 2004 general election elections, PMK joined United Progressive Alliance led by Congress. In June 2008, Climaxing months of bitter relationship between DMK and PMK, the ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) in Tamil Nadu severed its ties with the Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK), an outside supporter of the Karunanidhi government.[2] However, the DMK did not press for the party's removal from the UPA government at the Centre.

On 26 March 2009, PMK declared that it would join the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) led front and left the United Progressive Alliance (UPA).

PMK contested 2014 Lok Sabha election in an alliance with BJP led NDA[3] and its candidate Anbumani Ramadoss won from Dharmapuri Lok Sabha constituency.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Political Parties and Election Symbols main Notification Dated 18.01.2013". India: Election Commission of India. 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2013. 
  2. ^ THE HINDU, THE HINDU (2008-06-18). "DMK snaps ties with PMK". THE HINDU (THE HINDU). Retrieved 2011-06-10. "Alliance breaks" 
  3. ^ DMDK Joined NDA
  4. ^ Thirunavukarasu, S. (June 4, 2014). "DMDK, PMK set to lose their party symbol". Deccan Chronicles. Retrieved June 20, 2014. 

External links[edit]


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Jagran Post

Jagran Post
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 23:31:35 -0800

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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:33:45 -0800

CHENNAI: Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) on Friday vowed to lead an alliance in Tamil Nadu as an alternative to AIADMK and DMK, but refrained from declaring former Union Minister Anbumani Ramadoss as its CM candidate. Although, all leaders, except PMK ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:15:28 -0800

Pattali Makkal Katchi and Kongunadu Jananayaka Katchi would strive for total prohibition in the State, their leaders said here on Tuesday. PMK leader S. Ramadoss inaugurated the fast in Coimbatore on Tuesday by signing a banner demanding prohibition ...
 
The Hindu
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 23:07:30 -0800

Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) chief Ramadoss, on Thursday, urged the State and Central governments to initiate appropriate measures to halt construction of a dam across River Pambaru by Kerala. Pambaru originates in Kerala and Amaravathi Dam in Tamil ...

The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:33:45 -0800

CHENNAI: Ruling out any tie-up with the DMK, Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) founder S Ramadoss on Thursday said that his party would form an alliance that will be an alternative to both the AIADMK and DMK, for the 2016 Assembly elections. Speaking at the ...

The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:33:45 -0800

CHENNAI/THANJAVUR : The opposition to Karnataka's plan to construct new dams across Cauvery gathered steam with PMK Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) planning to join hands with Marumalarchi Dravida Munetra Kazhagam (MDMK) in the protests by delta farmers on ...
 
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:03:45 -0800

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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 13:51:25 -0700

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