Who is SR Parthiban, the MP suspended 'mistakenly'

By Editorji News Desk
Published on | Dec 14, 2023

Absent MP suspended

DMK leader SR Parthiban’s name was among the 14 Opposition MPs suspended from Lok Sabha.

'Mistaken identity'

The government later clarified that Parthiban's inclusion was a case of 'mistaken identity'.


Parthiban has a background in law and agriculture. Salem MP won with a margin of 1.46 lakh votes in 2019.

Voice of people

He is known for raising issues such as loan waivers, fair pricing, and improved working conditions.

Accused of defaming CM

He faced a case in 2019 for allegedly defaming the then Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy.