Biodata of Mr. K. Muraleedharan (NCP)

Son of Congress leader K. Karunakaran and Kalliani Kutty Amma;
Born on 14.05.1957 in Thrissur (Kerala)
Married to A.P. Jyothi; two sons

Educational Qualifications B.A., LL.B. (Course Completed)
Educated at Mar Ivnios College, Trivandrum and Law Academy, Law College, Trivandrum (Kerala)
Political and Social Worker

1989 Elected to 9th Lok Sabha
1990 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Food and Civil Supplies
1991 Re-elected to 10th Lok Sabha
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Energy
2001- 2004 President of KPCC in 2001
Was briefly the Kerala Minister for Electricity in 2004; resigned on being defeated in a by-election.

2005 President of Democratic Indira Congress.
Currently, president of State unit of National Congress Party.

Special Interests: Films and drama, Football, badminton; Patron, Brown Shooters Sports and Arts Club, Calicut
President, All India National Life Insurance Employees Federation; Chairman, (i) Congress (I) Seva Dal State Committee, Kerala; (ii) Cochin Harbour Workers Union; (iii) Kerala Water Authority Employees Association; (iv) Kerala Khadi Worker’s Federation (all affiliated to I.N.T.U.C.); (v) Malabar Spinning and Weaving Workers Union; (vi) Desiya Anganwadi Employees Union; (vii) Kerala Cashew Workers Labour Union; (viii) Tata Oil Mill Workers Union; and (ix) Central Warehouse Labour Union; Member, Spices Board, 1990

Last update: April 2009.