Panruti S. Ramachandran (Tamil: பண்ருட்டி இராமச்சந்திரன்) (born December 21, 1937) is an Indian politician belonging to the Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) party and incumbent Member of Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly. He serves as the Deputy Leader for Opposition in the floor of Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly. He also serves as the party presidium chairman of DMDK. He started his political career as a Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam member. He was the Minister for Transport of Tamil Nadu during 1971-77. He later joined Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. He has won six assembly elections contesting from Panruti constituency.