Vaiko (born Gopalasamy, 22 May 1944) is a prominent politician in Tamil Nadu, in south India. He is the founder of the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK), a political party that espouses the cause of the Tamil people and Tamil nationalism. He is known to be a supporter of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), which is banned as a terrorist organization in 32 countries including India, and as a result he was arrested under the Prevention of Terrorist Activities Act (POTA) in 2002 and once again on 23 October 2008 for sedition.
Is Post Graduate, with m.a., b.l..
Contested in 1 election(s), the details of election track record are below.
Has 3 crime accusations or convictions against them.
Current total assets are Rs.2,68,96,357.
|Election||Constituency||Party||Criminal Cases||Assets||Liabilities||Election Expenses||Result|
|Lok Sabha 2009||Virudhunagar||MDMK||3||2,68,96,357|