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..

Political Career

Contested in 1 election(s), the details of election track record are below.

Criminal Record

Has 3 crime accusations or convictions against them.

Personal Wealth

Current total assets are Rs.2,68,96,357.

Public Office Track Record

ElectionConstituencyPartyCriminal Cases AssetsLiabilitiesElection ExpensesResult
Lok Sabha 2009 Virudhunagar MDMK 3 2,68,96,357


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