The Amma Makkal Munnettra Kazagam (transl. Amma People Progressive Federation; abbr. AMMK) is an Indian regional political party in the state of Tamil Nadu. It was founded by T. T. V. Dhinakaran on 15 March 2018 as a breakaway faction of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) and V. K. Sasikala assigned the post of president while T. T. V. Dhinakaran assigned the post of general secretary. He was also elected as national convener by his party members. The headquarters of the party is located at Westcott Road, Royapettah, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. In December 2017, Dinakaran contested in RK Nagar by-election and won by a huge margin of 40,707 votes. He became the first independent candidate to win a bypoll in Tamil Nadu and this was the first time in 18 years that a ruling party in the state lost a by-election. Following the RK Nagar by-election, On 15 March 2018 at a Public meeting in Madurai, TTV Dinakaran launched the party flag and name as "Amma Makkal Munnettra Kazagam". It was set up as a breakaway faction of the AIADMK. In February 2019, Actor Ranjith, resigned the Tamil Nadu state vice-president post in the PMK and joined AMMK to register his protest on the PMK's decision to join an alliance led by the AIADMK. On 28 March, the AMMK was awarded the gift box symbol.
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