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Gynaecologist Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan appointed Telangana Governor

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Gynaecologist Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan appointed Telangana Governor

Hyderabad: Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan, a gynaecologist by profession, has been recently appointed as the Governor of Telangana on 1 September 2019 by the order of the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind. She has assumed charge of the Governorship.

Elated on being appointed Telangana Governor, Dr Soundararajan, vowing to focus on the development of Telangana; said, “I would be quitting as the state party president with that happiness.”

Dr Soundararajan has replaced Governor ESL Narasimhan, who had been continuing in the post for the past nine years.

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Prior to the political commitment, she worked as an assistant professor at Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai for 5 years.

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She pursued her MBBS at Madras Medical College and obstetrics and gynaecology at Dr MGR Medical University, both in Chennai. She also did her specialist training in Sonology and FET therapy in Canada.

Dr Tamilsai Soundararajan, a visiting consultant to multiple hospitals, was elected student leader during her MBBS days. Though hailing from a traditionally Congress family, she was attracted by the BJP ideology and started full-time work for the party. She served the Tamil Nadu unit of the BJP in various capacities, including state general secretary of the medical wing, state general secretary and state vice-president before being elevated to the post of the party’s national secretary in 2013.

 Her husband is also a doctor and practices in the field of Nephrology and is a Governing council member of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

Dr Soundararajan, in a tweet, expressed her gratitude to Modi, Shah and other party leaders. “My most sincere thanks to Shri. Narendramodiji for giving me an opportunity to serve as Governor of Telangana my sincere thanks to @AmitShah and for all those who have been supportive to me in my political career.I feel this as an opportunity to serve the nation,” she said.

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla congratulated Soundararajan.


Her father Ananthan is a veteran Congress leader and had been the state party chief. Recently, he was detained along with party leaders while taking part in a protest against former union minister P Chidambaram’s arrest by CBI in the INX Media case.

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    Dr.T.K.Parthasarathy September 4, 2019, 4:23 pm

    Her excellency the Governor of Telengana Dr.Tamilisai Soundarrajan is only too well known to all of us at SriRamachandra Medical College.A very pleasant individual,a great teacher with a readiness to help and a tireless worker in the party she was attached to.
    A well deserved choice and I wish to congratulate madam on her assuming charge as the Governor of Telengana.

  2. HEARTIEST CONGRATULATIONS & BEST WISHES Dr TAMILSAI


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