Priya Rajan is the present Corporation of Chennai woman Mayor. She has the credit of becoming the 3rd woman and the youngest to assume this seat after defeating her Saidai SA. Duraisamy (AIDMK). She assumed office on 4th March 2022.
Priya Rajan was the youngest woman to enter politics from North Chennai. Born in a political family, she did not struggle much to get a name and fame. Yet, locally she is known for her human kindness, social services, and women empowerment activities. These plus points made her win for local body election when the DMK party decided her name in the 74th ward of Chennai.
Priya Rajan is an inspiration for many young girls today. Learn more about her age, family, net worth, facts, and other information in this biography article. We do listen to our reader’s advice. We will update your suggestions as part of our improvement to provide accurate biographies.
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Priya Rajan was born on 4th March 1993. As of 2022, she is 29 years old. She is Arien or belongs to the Aries zodiac sign. It is as per western astrology.
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Priya R, or Priya Rajan, was born and raised in Chennai. She was from an affluent political family with much North Chennai support. She and her family follow Christianity. As of 2022, her nationality is Indian.
Priya Rajan’s formal education was completed at Chennai Public School. She is a postgraduate in commerce from George Town, Chennai. She was good at studies and participated in extracurricular activities too. She entered into a political career when she paused her post-graduation from Chennai.
Priya Rajan followed her father and grandfather’s path to do social activities and serve the poor’s and needy people. She joins in DMK party to achieve her dreams by taking charge of some political posts. Yet, she never thought she would become the youngest Mayor of Chennai. She thanked M.K Stalin, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, for giving such a challenging post to handle public facilities and amenities to 10 million Chennaites.
|Full Name||Priya Rajan|
|Date of Birth||4 March 1993|
|Age||30 (as of 2023)|
|Birthplace||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Zodiac sign / Sun sign||NA|
|School||Chennai Public School, Chennai|
|College||Sri Kanyaka Parameswari Arts College for Women, Chennai|
Priya Rajan’s father’s name is R Rajan. He was a ward member of the DMK party. Her grandfather is Chenghai Sivam. He was a former MLA twice from Perambur Constituency in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, in 1986 and 1996. She is married to Venkatesan. We will update her mother and sibling’s details as and when available.
|Father Name||R Rajan|
|Mother Name||Not Known|
|Brother Name||Not Known|
|Sister Name||Not Known|
|Affairs / Boyfriend||NA|
Priya Rajan is a fair and tall woman. She has black eyes and curly black hair. Her physical body measurement is 34-30-36. Priya Rajan is 5.3 ft tall and weighs 65 Kg.
|Weight(approx.)||Kilograms- 65 Kg|
Weight in Pounds- 143 lbs
|Height(approx.)||Centimeters – 165 cm|
Inches – 5 ft 5 in
Meter – 1.65 m
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||34-30-36|
Priya Rajan’s political carer begins in 2022. She stood for the local councilor’s post under the Dravida Muneta Kalagam or DMK party. She followed DMK’s principles as her father did. She was elected from the 74th ward of Chennai from Thiru. Vi. Ka Nagar.
She won the local body election and was selected as the 49th Mayor of Chennai Corporation. She took many measures to solve the rainwater stagnating issues. Her priority was to make roads, women empowerment, and build toilets. Priya Rajan inspected the aftermath of cyclone Mandous by traveling on the footboard of a car.
Priya Rajan’s net worth as of 2021 is around INR 1 Cr. Her earnings are from her salary as a GMC Mayor. This net worth does not include any parental income given as assets and liquid cash.
|Net Worth||1 Core|
Facts and Information
Priya Rajan is less active on social media.Priya Rajan is the 1st Dalit woman to become the Mayor of Chennai.Priya Rajan is the 1st ever mayor of the Evangelical Christian community.
She is the youngest Mayor of Chennai after Tara Cherian (1957 to 1958) and Kamakshi Jayaraman (1971 to 1972) as woman mayor predecessors.
Father Vincent Chinnadurai honoring her Mayor post, greeted Priya Rajan on the day of assuming her office. He is from the TN Bishop Council.
Priya Rajan did not have any criminal history or bank and other financial debts at the time of nomination.
The DMK and their allies took Priya Rajan’s victory and appointed her as a Mayor to show a Pro-Hindu move against the BJP. It was one of the negative remarks pushed by the media supporting DMK. Priya Rajan is the first woman to become Chennai’s Mayor from North Chennai.