Nalliah Kumaraguruparan (நல்லையா குமரகுருபரன்)(නල්ලය්යා කුමරගුරුපරන්)is a Sri Lankan politician and member of Colombo Municipal Council and the current Deputy Leader & General Secretary of the Western People's Front, a political party in Sri Lanka, Former General Secretary of All Ceylon Tamil Congress, one of the oldest political parties of SriLanka and presently a member of the All Party Representatives Committee of SriLanka.
He is a son of late Mr.Muthuthambi Nalliah, a Chartered Accountant & late Mrs. Sakuntala Nalliah (Daughter of late Thambiyah Mudhaliyar Sabharatnam - Former Member of the Legislative Council of Ceylon). He gained his primary education at Vaitheeswara College & His Secondary & Higher Education at Jaffna Hindu College. He completed his Diploma in Accountancy in India at ITI on scholarship and Computer Education at the Hindustan Institute of Engineering Technology and then qualified as BComm(Fin.Mgt) AICIA(Canada), ACFA(UK), DIPFM(UK), FACB(UK), FIMS(UK), FAEA(UK), CFA(USA), MIMgt(SL) MIFC(USA), CBA(CANADA), ACMA(NIGERIA). And presently he is a Chartered Business Administrator by profession.
He is married to Rathee Mahalingasivam, and has three children. Elder son is Ashokbharan Nalliah Kumaraguruparan (Student - Royal College), Youngest son is Abishekbaren Kumaraguruparan (Student - Royal College), and Daughter is Ahranyakumari Kumaraguruparan (Student - Ramanathan Hindu Ladies College).
He first entered into politics through All Ceylon Tamil Congress at the age of 17 in Jaffna. Later he became the Colombo Branch Secretary & then the Official Spokesman of All Ceylon Tamil Congress and contested all the Parliamentary elections from 1989. After the demise of Late."Maamanithar"Kumar Ponnambalam he was appointed as the General Secretary (Leader) of the Party in 2000. In 2003 after amany inner-party conflicts he was appointed as a Senior Vice President by Gajendra Kumar Ponnambalam. Then in 2004 he resigned from All Ceylon Tamil Congress and joined Western People's Front a political party lead by Mano Ganesan at a ceremony convened by Western People's Front at Nippon Hotel. He was appointed as Deputy Leader of the Western People's Front in 2004 and then in 2006 He was also given the post of General Secretary of the party. In the 2006 "Colombo Municipal Elections" he was elected to the Council.