Shri. Adoor Prakash, Advocate and Congress leader, was born on 24th May, 1955 as the son of Shri.
N. Kunjuraman and Smt. V.M. Vilasini
He entered politics through students movement and was Vice President of K.S.U. (I) State Committee
during 1979 –1981 and was later, the General Secretary of Youth Congress (I) State Committee
Earlier, during his tenure as President, Pathanamthitta District Youth Congress during 1984-88, he had
conducted a “Padayatra” which had lasted 18 days, demanding the overall development of the District.
Shri. Adoor Prakash became elected to 10th and 11th Kerala Legislative Assembly from Konni constituency
as an Indian National Congress candidate . In the present Ministry headed by Shri. Oommen Chandy,
he is serving as the Minister for Food and Civil Supplies, since 5.9.2004.
Shri. Prakash has also held, at different times, several high offices. During 1997-2001 he was the
Joint Secretary, KPCC (I) and was Vice President DCC (I) Pathanamthitta, from 1993. An elected
member of KPCC (I) from 1992, he has also served, as Director, District Co-operative Bank,
Pathanamthitta, Director, and Kerala State Co-operative Bank, Kerala State Co-operative Rubber
Marketing Federation and as President, Other Backward Classes Co-operative Agriculture Society.
Smt. Jayasree Prakash is his wife and they have 2 sons and 1 daughter.