Shri. Krishnan Kaniyamparambil, renowned Communist leader, was born in 1948 as the son of Shri. Kittu at Manalur.
Entering politics in 1965, through the CPI, he was actively involved in political activities early from school days. Later, he became active in the trade union field as well. He had to endure police assault, and also had to undergo imprisonment for a week, in connection with an AISF agitation, in 1968.
Shri. Kaniyamparambil became elected to the Kerala Legislative Assembly thrice, in 1987, 1991 and 1996 from Nttika constituency, contesting as CPI candidate. Shri. Kaniyamparambil had served as the Minister for Agriculture from 9.6.1997 to 13.5.2001, in the Ministry headed by Shri. E.K. Nayanar. He had likewise a remarkable stint as the Chairman of the Committee on Government Assurances during 1991- 1996, and the Committee on Estimates from 1996 to 1997.
A member of State Committee of CPI, Shri. Krishnan Kaniyamparambil had served at different times, also as the Secretary, Thrissur District Committee of CPI, District President, Bharathiya Kisan Mazdoor Union, and State President of All India Federation of Fishermen.
Smt. Lathika is his wife and they have 2 sons.
Shri. Krishnan Kaniyamparambil expired on 12.2.2005
The Assembly paid its homage to him on 11.3.2005.
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