Graduate BL; Son of Madathil Veetil Achutha Menon and Smt.Lekshmikutty Amma; born on 13 January 1913; Wife:Ammini Amma; 1 Son, 2 Daughters.
Member, Travancore Cochin Legislative Assembly (1952-53), 1st KLA [Irinjalakuda-CPI], 2nd KLA [Irinjalakuda-CPI], 3rd KLA [Kottarakara-CPI]. (Elected in bye-election held on 21-4-1970 and took oath on 24-4-1970), 4th KLA [Kodakara-CPI].
Chief Minister from 01-11-1969 to 01-08-1970 and from 04-10-1970 to 25-03-1977; Minister for Finance from 05-04-1957 to 31-07-1959; Chairman, Committee of Privileges (1970-77); Member, Rajya Sabha (1968-70), Taxation Enquiry Committee (1967), CPI National Council; Secretary, Cochin State Congress Committee, CPI Kerala State Committee; First in the State in S.S.L.C and secured Gold Medal for Hindu Law from Madras University.
Publications: Loka Charitra Sangraham, Soviet Nadu, Smaranayude Edukal (Malayalam), Kerala and its Problems (English).
Expired on 16-08-1991; Obituary made on 28-08-1991.