Shri. T.K. Ramakrishnan

Kavyabhushan; Son of Shri Kunjaman; born in 1922; Wife:Gouri; 1 Son, 4 Daughters.

Member, 1st KLA [Kanayannur-CPI], 2nd KLA [Kanayannur-CPI], 3rd KLA [Thrippunithura-CPI(M)], 5th KLA [Thrippunithura-CPI(M)], 6th KLA [Thrippunithura-CPI(M)], 8th KLA [Kottayam-CPI(M)] (Elected in the-election held on 3-6-1987 and took oath on 4-6-1987), 9th KLA [Kottayam –CPI(M)], 10th KLA [Kottayam –CPI(M)].

Minister for Home from 25-01-1980 to 20-10-1981; Minister for Co-operation & Fisheries from 02-04-1987 to 17-06-1991, Minister for Fisheries and Rural Development from 20-05-1996 to 13-05-2001; Opposition Leader from 13-08-1979 to 11-10-1979; Chairman, Committee on Assurances (1979-81); Opposition Chief Whip (1991-96); Member, CPI (M) Central Committee and State Secretariat; President, Thrippunithura Panchayat; Vice President and Joint Secretary, All India Kisan Sabha; Secretary, CPI(M) Kottayam District Committee, Kerala Karshaka Sanghom; Entered politics in 1941 through INC; Joined CPI in 1942; Imprisoned several times.

Publications : Kallile Theepporikal (Novel), Deshadrohikal (Drama).

Address : Eroor, Thrippunithura, Ernakulam.