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Detailed Profile: Smt. Kanimozhi

NameSmt. Kanimozhi
Father's NameShri Karunanidhi
Mother's NameShrimati Rajathi Karunanidhi
Date of Birth05/01/1968
Birth PlaceChennai (Tamil Nadu)
Maritial Status Married
Spouse NameShri G. Aravindan
No. of Children One Son
State NameTamil Nadu
Party NameDravida Munnetra Kazagham
Permanent Address14-1, First Main Road, CIT Colony, Mylapore, Chennai - 600004
Telephone : {044}24670606, Mobile: 0944498197, 09444981967
Present AddressC-601, Swarna Jayanti Sadan, Dr. B.D. Marg, New Delhi - 110001
Telephone : 23795057, 23793646, Mobile: 9868181967
Email idkanimozhi[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in
Educational QualificationsM.A. ( Economics)
ProfessionPolitician, Poet, Journalist
Positions Held July 2007 Elected to Rajya Sabha Aug. 2007- May 2009 Member, Committee on Health and Family Welfare Sept. 2007- May 2009 and Aug. 2009- Aug. 2010 Member, Committee on Rural Development Aug. 2008- May 2009 and Sept. 2009 onwards Member, Committee on Empowerment of Women May 2008- May 2009 Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Human Resource Development May 2008- May 2009 and Jan 2010 onwards Member, Parliamentary Forum on Children Aug. 2009 onwards Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of External Affairs Oct. 2009 onwards Member, Joint Committee on Food Management in Parliament House Complex Oct. 2009 – Oct. 2012 Member, General Assembly of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations Aug. 2010 – Aug. 2012 Member, Committee Human Resource Development Sept. 2010 onwards Member, Committee of Privileges Aug. 2012 onwards Member, Committee on Home Affairs Jan. 2012 – Aug. 2012 onwards Member, Sub-Committee-I on the Implementation of the Right to Education Act of the Committee on Human Resource Development
Freedom FighterNo
Books PublishedIn Tamil: (i) Karuvarai Vaasanai, (ii) Agathinai, (iii) Paarvaigal and (iv) Karukkum Marudhani; her literary works have been translated into various languages like English, Malayalam, Kannada and Telugu by the Dravidian University
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and Recreation
Countries VisitedSingapore, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Italy, Australia, France, U.S.A., Thailand and Germany
Other InformationHas organized Job Fairs in various districts of Tamil Nadu which began as an experiment in June 2008 at Kariyapatti, a village in Virudhunagar District; by March 2010, job fairs held in rural areas had provided jobs to over one lakh unemployed youth spread across five districts, namely Nagercoil, Vellore, Udhagamandalam, Tiruchirapalli and Virudhunagar; plans to conduct similar job fairs all over Tamil Nadu

Source: Rajya Sabha