K. C Venugopal

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Candidate Name Party Status Votes Secured
Alappuzha kerala Lok Sabha Election 2019 K. C Venugopal
Constituency :
Alappuzha (kerala)
Party Name :
Indian National Congress
Father's Name : Shri Kunjikrishnan Nambi
Mother's Name : Smt. Janaki Amma
Date of Birth : 04 Feb 1963
Place of Birth : Kandonthar, Distt. Kannur (Kerala)
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 11 Sep 1994
Spouse's Name : Smt. Asha Venugopal
No.of Sons : 1
No.of Daughters : 1
Educational Qualifications :
M.Sc. (Mathematics)
Educated at Calicut University, Calicut, Kerala
Profession : Social Worker

Positions Held

1996-2009 Member, Kerala Legislative Assembly (Three Terms)
2004-06 Cabinet Minister, Govt. of Kerala
Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
6 Aug. 2009 Member, Committee on Estimates
31 Aug. 2009
Member, Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture
Member, Railway Convention Committee
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture
22 Jul. 2010 Member, India-Bangladesh Parliamentary Friendship Group
19 Jan 2011 - 28 Oct. 2012
Union Minister of State, Ministry of Power
28 Oct. 2012 - 2014
Union Minister of State, Ministry of Civil Aviation
May, 2014
Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1 Sep. 2014 onwards
Member, Committee on Government Assurances
Member, Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture
Deputy Whip, Congress Parliamentary Party (Lok Sabha)
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development
27 April 2015 onwards Member, Railway Convention Committee (R.C.C.)
11 May 2016 onwards
Member, Joint Committee on the Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provision (Amendment) Bill, 2016

Books Published

Published many articles on various social and political issues in major Malayalam dailies and periodicals

Social And Cultural Activities

Social service

Special Interests

Environmental issues

Favourite Pastime and Recreation


Sports and Clubs

Volley Ball, University Volley Ball Team Member; College Team Captain, Payyannur College, Kannur, won many prizes and awards in many sports competitions like sportsmeet for MLAs 2008, Kerala Assembly and individual Champion, MLA Sportsmeet

Countries Visited

Bahrain, France, Germany, Kuwait, Malaysia, Netherlands, Qatar, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, UAE, UK and USA

Other Information

State President (i) Indian Youth Congress (I), Kerala (ii) KSU (I), a State Unit of NSUI (I) (iii) AICC (iv) Senate, Kerala University (v) Pariyaram Medical College and (vi) Kerala Sports Council; Member, K.P.C.C Executive Committee



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