P. Karunakaran

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Candidate Name Party Status Votes Secured
Kasaragod kerala Lok Sabha Election 2019 P. Karunakaran
Constituency :
Kasaragod (kerala)
Party Name :
Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Father's Name : Shri N. Koran
Mother's Name : Smt. P. Chirutha
Date of Birth : 20 Apr 1945
Place of Birth : Kiliyalam, Distt. Kasargod (Kerala)
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 01 Jan 1978
Spouse's Name : Smt. Liala
No.of Daughters : 1
Educational Qualifications :
Educated at M.A. College, Kothamangalam, Ernakulam, Kerala
Profession :
Social Worker
Writer,Trade Unionist,Sportsperson

Positions Held

1977-1984 Member, Kerala Legislative Assembly (two terms)
Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
Member, Standing Committee on Information Technology
2005-2009 Member, Estimates Committee
Member, Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism & Culture
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
6 Aug. 2009 Member, Committee on Estimates
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture
23 Sep. 2009 Chairman, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
1 May 2010 Member, Committee on Estimates
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
13 June 2014 onwards Member (Special Invitee), Business Advisory Committee
1 Sep. 2014 onwards
Chairperson, Committee on Absence of Members from the Sittings of the House
Member, Standing Committee on Information Technology
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways
29 Jan. 2015 onwards Member, General Purposes Committee

Books Published

Memories of Vietnam; Indian Politics - Inside and Outside Parliament; Suppression and Resistance; Indian Politics - Outside and Inside Parliament (Second Part); Olimangaroormakal

Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments

Writing Articles in news papers and periodicals; Closely associated with A.K.G. and Musamasathile Sooryam - Both Cinemas; Reading books especially Poetry and Novels; Interested in Cinema and Dramas

Social And Cultural Activities

Chairman, Kala Trust; Convenor, Abudhabi Sakthi Award

Special Interests

Reading and writing, watching Cricket and Volleyball; associated with Social activities

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Visiting tourism centres and interested in Volleyball

Sports and Clubs

Interested in Sports specially Volleyball and Foot Ball and associated with Number of Clubs; Volleyball player in college team and interested in Foot Ball Tagore Club

Countries Visited

Bahrain, Bangladesh, China, Portugal, Russia, Spain, U.A.E., U.K., U.S.A. and Vietnam

Other Information

Started political work with student movement; worked in youth, trade union front; particiapted in many struggles; injured right hand in 1974 during police lathi charge; was on MISA warrant and went underground for 17 months and 43 days during Emergency; General Manager, ``Deshabhiman`` a Malayalam Daily participated in the demonstation at the Collectorate on 17 March, 2003; seriously injured due to police atrocities



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