Tamil Nadu Peasants and Workers Party

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Tamil Nadu Peasants and Workers Party
LeaderPon Kumar
HeadquartersNo 4, nerkundram pathai, vadapalani Chennai – 600018

Tamil Nadu Peasants and Workers Party (Tamil: தமிழ்நாடு விவசாயிகள் தொழிலாளர் கட்சி, TNPWP) is a political party in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The president of TNPWP is Pon Kumar.[1] TNPWP supported the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) for 22 years, but the alliance broke down ahead of the 2006 Tamil Nadu assembly election.[2] Instead the TNPWP aligned itself with the Samajwadi Party.[3] After the elections, TNPWP pledged support to the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)-led Democratic Progressive Alliance government.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rally accuses DMK of topple bid". The Times of India. 19 August 2001. Retrieved 21 September 2008.
  2. ^ "rediff.com: Jaya seals pact on TN polls, AIADMK to contest 141 seats". www.rediff.com.
  3. ^ "SP announces 9 party alliance in TN". www.rediff.com.
  4. ^ "Peasants Party to support DMK-led DPA". www.oneindia.com. 2 May 2006.
  5. ^ "Inbathtamilan joins DMK". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 3 May 2006. Archived from the original on 10 June 2009.