Sri. A. K. BALAN
Minister



Portfolios: Welfare of Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes and
Backward Classes, Electricity


Son of Shri. Kelappan and Smt. Kunhi; born at Nadapuram on 3rd August 1948; B.A., LLB; Advocate; Social and Political Worker.

Entered Politics through students movement; was the President and the Secretary of SFI  State Committee; College Union Chairman, Brannan College, Thalassery (1973-74); Member, Calicut University Senate (1975-76); Actively participated in the strike  for shift system in Colleges and for Thalassery University Centre; took lead in Nadapurram Thottilpalam – Thottukod Surplus

land Agitation and imprisoned for 30 days in Kannur Central Prison.   Elected to Lok Sabha from Ottapalam Constituency (1980-85); Member, Estimates Committee, Lok Sabha (1982 – 84); was first president of the district council, Palakkad (1990-92); served as Chairman, Kerala State Financial enterprises (1996-2001). Previously elected from Kuzhalmannam 2001

Now, Palakkad District Secretary, State Vice-President and National Working Committee Member of CITU; Member CPI (M) State Committee.

Languages known
Malayalam and English
Wife Dr. P.K. Jameela
Children 2 sons
Hobbies Reading, Plamistry, Magic, etc
Literary activities Writing Articles in Magazines and Dailies

Office


Room No. 731, Ground Floor. Speakers Old Chamber
Govt. Secretariate, Thiruvananthapuram - 1
Ph; 0471-2335766, 2328440
email: minister-scst@kerala.gov.in

Residence

Prasanth, Nanthancode
Thiruvananthapuram-3
Ph : 0471- 2313347,2312329

Permanent Address

Janani,
Parakunnam, Palakkad – 678 001

 


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