MLA Mr. K. Ponnusamy
|Father Name||M KUPPANAN (A) KUPPUSAMY|
|Date of Birth||6th June 1954|
|Place of Birth||Dharapuram|
|Marital Status||Married; Two Children|
|Address||Chennai: C2A, MLAs Quarters, Omanthoorar Government Estate, Chennai-600 002.|
|Mofussil: No. 31/6, Anna Nagar, Dharapuram, Tirupur District-638 656.|
|Mobile: +91 9360510501|
Dharapuram (SC) (State Assembly Constituency)
Dharapuram (SC) is the legislative assembly, that includes the city, Dharapuram. Dharapuram assembly constituency was part of Erode (Lok Sabha constituency).
Transgender : 6
Legislative assembly election results
|Fifth||1971-77||V. P. Palaniammal||DMK||40947|
History of Tiruppur District
TTiruppur or Tirupur is a city in the Kongu Nadu region of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Tiruppur is the administrative headquarters of Tiruppur district and the fifth largest urban agglomeration in Tamil Nadu. Located on the banks of Noyyal River, it has been ruled at different times, by the Early Pandyas, Medieval Cholas, Later Cholas, Vijayanagar Empire, Madurai Nayaks, Mysore Kingdom and the British. It is situated at the center of the South Indian Peninsula, about 450 kilometres (280 mi) southwest of the state capital Chennai and about 50 kilometres (31 mi) east of Coimbatore.
Tiruppur is administered by municipal corporation which was established in 2008 and the total area of the corporation is 159.6 km2 divided into 60 wards. The total population of the city as per the 2011 census is 444,352. Tiruppur is a part of the Tiruppur constituency that elects its member of parliament.
Tiruppur is a major textile and knit wear hub contributing to 90% of total cotton knit wear exports from India. The textile industry provides employment to over six lakh people and contributed to exports worth 200 billion (US$2.9 billion) in 2014-15.
Area Sq. Km: 5,187