Shri. Aryadan Muhammed, the veteran Congress leader, was born on 15th May 1935 as the son of Shri. Unneen and Smt. Kadiyamunni.
Entering politics as a Congress member in 1952, Shri. Muhammed, a member of KPCC since 1958, later served as Secretary, Calicut DCC, President, Malappuram DCC and as General Secretary, KPCC.
An active member of INTUC in the fifties, he has been the President of various labour unions as well.
Shri. Aryadan Muhammed became elected to the Kerala Legislative Assembly for the first time in 1977. He got elected to the KLA again in 1980 through a bye-election held on 28.5.1980. And since then, from 8th KLA to the 11th KLA he has been representing the same Nilambur Constituency as a Congress member.
From 25.1.1980 to 16.10.1981, Shri. Aryadan was the Minister for Labour and Forests in the Ministry headed by Shri. E.K.Nayanar. Later, from 20.4.1995 to 9.5.1996 he was the Minister for Labour and Tourism in the Ministry headed by Shri. A.K.Antony. In the present Ministry headed by Shri. Oommen Chandy he is holding the portfolio of Electricity since 5.9.2004.
During his long legislative career, he had also served as the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee from 1998 to 2001 and Chairman of Public Undertakings Committee from 2001 to 2004.
In addition , he has held important positions in the State Marketing Federation as its President and was the Director of NCDC and NAFED.
During the Xth KLA Shri. Aryadan had also a remarkable stint as the Secretary of the Congress Parliamentary Party.
Smt. Mariam is his wife and they have two sons and two daughters.
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