Dayanidhi Maran – Biography, Wiki, Age, Height, Affairs and Networth

Dayanidhi Maran – Biography, Wiki, Age, Height, Affairs and Networth
Full NameDayanidhi Murasoli Maran
Political PartyDravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)
Political Journey• In the 2004 Lok Sabha Election, he was elected to the parliament from
Chennai Central constituency.
• He resigned from the post of the union cabinet minister on the moral
grounds due to Dinakaran attack case controversy in 2007.
• On 26 May 2006, he was appointed as Union Minister for Communications and
Information Technology in the UPA government.
• In the 2009 Lok Sabha Election, he was re-elected to the parliament from
the same constituency and was the Union Textile Minister from 2009 to 2011.
• In the 2014 Lok Sabha Election, Maran lost the election to AIADMK's S. R.
• In the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections, he won against his rival, Sam Paul of
Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) by a margin of 3 lakh votes from the Chennai
Central Constituency.
Biggest RivalS. R. Vijayakumar (AIADMK)
*Personal Life*
Date of Birth5 December 1966
Age (as in 2018)*52 Years*
BirthplaceMadras, Madras State (now Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India)
Zodiac sign/Sun signSagittarius
HometownChennai, India
SchoolDon Bosco, Egmore, Chennai
College/UniversityLoyola College, University of Madras, Chennai
Harvard Business School (USA)
Educational QualificationB.A. (Economics) from Loyola College, Madras University in 1989
CasteIsai Vellalar
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
AddressNo.4/4, Second Avenue, Boat Club Road, R.A.Puram, Mandaveli, Chennai-600 028
HobbiesPlaying and Watching Golf, Cricket and Tennis
ControversyIn 2018, Madras High Court charged him and his brother, Kalanithi Maran,
for BSNL illegal telephone exchange case. He has been accused of setting up
an illegal telephone exchange at his residence in Chennai when he was
Telecom Minister of India in 2004-06, making a loss of ₹1.78 crore to the
*Girls, Affairs, and More*
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date*Year*- 1994
Wife/SpousePriya Dayanidhi Maran
Children*Son*- Karan Dayanidhi Maran
*Daughter*- Divya Dayanidhi Maran
Parents*Father*- Murasoli Maran (Politician)

*Mother*- Mallika Maran
Siblings*Brother*- Kalanithi Maran (Businessman)

*Sister*- None
*Favourite Things*
Favourite FM Radio StationSuryan FM 93.5
Favourite PoliticianM. Karunanidhi
*Style Quotient*
CarToyota Fortuner (Model 2014)
Assets/Properties• *Bank Deposits:* Rs. 6.57 Crore
• *Bonds & Shares:* Rs. 1.60 Crore
• *Jewellery:* 42 gm Gold jewellery worth Rs. 6.28 Lakh
*Money Factor*
Salary (as a Member of Parliament)Rs. 1 Lakh + Other Allowances
Net Worth (approx.)Rs. 11.67 Crore (as in 2019)