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Shri V. S. Achuthanandan

Son of Shri. Sankaran and Smt. Accamma; born on 20th October 1923; studied up to VII class; Political and Trade Union Worker.

Entered politics through Trade Union activities; joined State Congress in 1939; became Member in the Communist Party in 1940; imprisoned for five years and six months; went under ground for four and half years in 1946, 1954, 1962, 1963, 1965 and 1975 for taking part in struggle for Independence.Punnapra Vayalar struggle, various agitations against anti people and anti democratic policies of State and Central Governments during the period of emergency and for leading trade union and agrarian movements. Was Secretary, CPI (M) State Committee from 1980 to 1992; Was Convenor,Left Democratic Front from 1996 to 2000; Leader of Opposition from 1992 to 1996 and from 2001 to 2006; Was Chief Minister from 2006 to 2011

Elected to KLA in 1967, 1970, 1991, 2001 and 2006           
Constituency          :    Malampuzha
Party                           :    Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Languages known    :     Malayalam and English            
Wife                            :       Smt. K. Vasumathi           
Children                     :     1 son and 1 daughter           
Travels Abroad       :     Russia, China, Mangolia and United Kingdom           
Hobby                         :     Reading           
Literary Activities   :     Published more than six books on various subjects   

Permanent Address     :     
Velikkakathu House, Punnapra North P.O., Alapuzha-4

Residential  Address     :     Cantonment House, Vikas Bhavan  P.O. Thiruvananthapuram -33           
Phone numbers:                       
Office       :     0471 - 2318330/2315625           
Residence :     0471 - 2316465           
Mobile      :     9447711500
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