Name: Helen Davidson
Constituency: Kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu)
Party: Dravida Munettra Kazhakam (DMK)
Terms in parliament: First term
Contact Information: Lawrence Illam 18/327 David Compound, Rajamangalam Road, Rmanputhor Nagercoil-2 Kanniyakumarinagercoil.
A first time contestant, Helen Davidson is the only woman MP from Tamil Nadu. A political green horn, her success probably largely had to do with the fact that Catholic churches in Kanyakumari have openly declared Helen Davidson, who is also a Catholic, as their favoured candidate. This 37 year old mother of two beat Sivagami of the Bahujan Samaj Party, a former IAS officer with a proven track record.
For more details, visit the following links:
- G Babu Jayakumar. 2009. DMK may have last laugh in Kumari. http://www.expressbuzz.com. 13/5/09. 6/6/09.