|Palaniappan Chidambaram is known as P. Chidambaram is a prominent Indian politician. He was born to an affluent family on Tamil Nadu, India September 16, 1945. He did his schooling from the reputed Madras Christian College Hr. Sec. School, received B.Sc. from Loyola College, obtained BL from Madras Law College, Madras University and graduated from Harvard University in business administration. He is the present Finance minister in the UPA government led by the Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh. He has also served as a cabinet minister for the same portfolio. He was first elected to the Lok Sabha from constituency of Tamil Nadu in 1984 and then got re-elected from the same constituency five times. This great politician has fulfilled a number of roles as a politician.