Son of Shri V. Madhavan Pillai; born at Nedumangad; October 5, 1950; B.A., LL.B.; Advocate and Political Worker.
Entered politics through student’s movements; led agitations against the bribe and corruption prevailing in Private Educational Institutions; actively participated in the struggle for parity in fee; took active part in the formation of S.F.I. in 1970 and D.Y.F.I. in 1980; served as District President, Secretary and State Secretary of the S.F.I.; District Secretary and State Secretary of D.Y.F.I.; was arrested several times; beaten by the police three times during the Emergency Period (1975-77); jailed for 4 months at Central Jail, Trivandrum during Emergency. Led Parliament March in September 15, 1981 raising the slogan “Education for all and job for all"; on December 20, 1982, led D.Y.F.I., which gheraoed the Secretariat and Collectorate for getting unemployment wages; led the Religious Harmony Parade in 1984; in August, 1986 actively participated in the 'way blockade' agitation for getting unemployment wages and recruitments to be made through P.S.C. and brutally beaten by the police.
Served as All India President of the DYFI. Now State Committee member and Trivandrum District Secretary of CPI (M). Previously he was elected to KLA in 1987, 1991 and 1996. He served as speaker of 10th KLA.
Languages known Malayalam, English and Hindi
Wife Smt. Sreekala. I
Children 1 Son and 1 daughter
Travels abroad USSR, China, Thailand and Hong Kong
Hobbies Reading, Recreation - Sports and Games
Literary activities Editor of “Ahwanam” and “Yuvadhara” Monthlies
Room No. 118, First Floor, North Block
Govt. Secretariat, Thiruvananthapuram - 1
Ph. 2333460, 2333487
Devaswom Board Junction,
Nanthancode, Thiruvananthapuram - 3
Ph: 0471 - 2318602, 2314652
TC 25/1573, Puthenchantha, Trivandrum 11.
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