Son of Shri. P.Gopalakurup; born at Vederaplavu ward of Thamarakulam on November 1, 1946; M.A., LLB.; Social, Political, Trade Union and Educational Worker.
Actively participated in politics while studying in College; was best Speaker and best Essayist among College and University Students of Kerala State; joined CPI (M) in 1967; became State Joint Secretary of Kerala Student Federation; first State President of SFI in January 1971;one of the first Members of the Central Executive Committee of SFI; office bearer of KSYF at State level and Alleppey and Quilon district level; participated in a procession against Emergency defying ban orders from University College to Secretariat on 1st July 1975; suffered police brutality and got imprisoned for 3 months under DIR in Trivandrum Sub-jail and Central Jail Was Alappuzha District President of CITU; District Secretary of Agricultural Workers Union and its State Treasurer; President, CITU Union of (1) Kerala Spinners Ltd., (2) Scooters Kerala, (3) KSDP; (4) Excel Glass; (5) Lorry Transport Union, Alappuzha District; (6) Kuttanadu Rice Cultivators Protection Convention; (7) Tagore Memorial Comparative Literature Society; was Member of Executive Committee of K.A.U. for 3 years; Syndicate Member of University of Kerala for 11 years (1984-95) and its Finance Committee Chairman for 5 terms; Member of Kerala University Central Co-operative Society; Member of Urban Development Bank, Alappuzha; Member, Agriculture Development Bank, Alappuzha; Kalarcode Co-operative Society; Kayamkulam Spinning Mill from 1986; First President of Alappuzha District Council (1991-94); was the Working Chairman of the Kerala University Golden Jubilee Celebrations Committee. Appeared positive writings on G. Sudhakaran in International literature like “Om-An Indian Pilgrimage” by Jeofery Moore House. General Convenor of All-India Vice – Chancellors Conference at Thiruvananthapuram in 1991; General Convenor of the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the Foundation of Agricultural Workers Union, Kuttanadu; Secretary, CPI (M) in important Taluks of Kuttanadu and Ambalapuzha during 1980-82 and 1993-94; Chairman, Alleppey District Co-operative Spinning Mill, Kayamkulam from 1996 May onwards.
Arrested many times and put in lock up during 1967-74 in connection with student agitations, Cashew worker struggles and NGO-Teachers struggles.
Now State Committee Member, Alappuzha District Committee Secretary, and Secretariat Member of CPI (M). Earlier elected to KLA from Kayamkulam in 1996; Now elected from Ambalapuzha.
Languages known Malayalam and English
Wife Smt. Jubily Navaprabha
Childrenn 1 son
Hobbies Reading, Writing, Setting Home Library, Watching Films, Sports and Games especially Football, Hockey and tennis
Room No.647, Second Floor, South Block,
Govt.Secretariat, Thiruvananthapuram 1.
Ph.0471- 2333091, 2333775
Phone: 0471 -2317952, 2314503
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