Posted on January 8th, 2011 at 01:31 PM and last modified on January 10th, 2011 at 2:30 pm.
Now Late. A.P.Palaniappan was holding the positions of Panchayat head, Union Chairman, MLA(Member of Legislative Assembly.
He stood for the State Election in 1971 for Indian National Congress(INC) but lost it. But when he stood again in 1977 he captured his seat to talk for our the people od Oddanchatram State Asembly Constituency.
During his period he constructed many drinking water pipelines for the areas where they found hard to get drinking water. Town bus services to villages that did not have bus facilities were started during his period.
The new Gandhi market was placed here during his period(before it was near the old bus stand). Fire station in Oddanchatram and the Teachers Residential Quarters were established during his period in INC as a MLA. More over he did many contribution in person in the growth of this constituency.