R Kanagraj was an indian politician. He was a respectful member of all india anna dravida munnetra kazhagam (aiadmk). He got elected as a member of the legislative assembly (mla) from sulur assembly constituency in tamil nadu. He was an agriculturist by profession and later turned to politics.

He defeated congress candidate manoharan to get elected in the tamil nadu legislative in the year 2016 from sulur in coimbatore. R. Kanagraj passed away due to cardiac arrest on 21st march 2019. Reports suggest r. Kanagraj had a heart attack while reading the newspaper. R. Kanagraj was 66 years old at the time of his death.