Makkal Tamil Desam Katchi (People's Tamil Land Party, in Tamil: மக்கள் தமிழ் தேசம் கட்சி), generally just called Makkal Tamil Desam (MTD) is a political party in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. MTD was founded on August 22, 2000. MTD has its base amongst the Yadav caste in the southern parts of the state. The Tamil Nadu Yadava Mahasabai supported the formation of the party. The party leader is S. Kannappan, a former All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) minister. Kannappan had been expelled from AIADMK before the foundation of MTD.