S. Thangavelu (born April 15, 1954) is an Indian politician and the former Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha elected from Tamil Nadu representing Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam Party. He had also served as a cabinet minister to Chief Minister Dr. M. Karunanidhi in 1989-1991 term.
Early life and education
S.Thangavelu was born in 1954 to U. Sangaramoorthy and S. Kaliammal at Sankarankovil in the Tirunelveli District. He had his primary school studies at Gandhi Nagar Municipality School and secondary school studies at Gomathiambal Government Boys High School in Sankarankovil. He went to St. Xavier's College in Palayamkottai for his Pre-University College studies. He studied Bachelor of Science in Agriculture at the reputed Tamil Nadu Agriculture And Research Institute in Madurai.
After graduation, he joined State Agricultural Department as Agricultural Officer and deputed to Karamikudi of Pudukottai district.
In 1984, he resign