Mullappally Ramachandran(born 7 November 1944) The union Minister of State for Home Affairs is the a member of the Parliament of India from the Vadakara constituency. He is the present Vice President of Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee. He was a member of the Parliament of India from Cannanore (Lok Sabha constituency) during 1984 to 1998. He won 5 consecutive elections with considerable majority against leaders of LDF like Kadnnapally Ramachandran, Patyam Rajan, A. C. Shanmughadas etc. He won the 2009 Lok Sabha election from the Vadakara constituency in Kerala, India by a margin of over 56,286 votes. Ramachandran was the Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs.He was a Minister of State to the Agriculture and Cooperation in the Ministry of P.V.Narasimha Rao. He defeated the sitting MP, Smt. Sathidevi and won the Loksabha election 2009 from Vadakara constituancy and now elevated to the ministry of Dr. Manmohan Singh.

His Biodata

Father's Name Shri Mullappally Gopalan, (Veteran Freedom Fighter)
Date of Birth 15th April 1946
Place of Birth Chombala, Distt. Calicut (Kerala)
Marital Status Married on 13 September 1984
Spouse's Name Smt. Usha Ramachandran
Children One daughter
Educational Qualifications M.A., LL.B.
Educated at University of Kerala, Government College,
Madappally and Law College, Calicut (Kerala)
Profession Advocate, Political and Social worker

Positions Held

1969-70 Chairman, Congress Forum for Socialist Action

1970-71 President, Youth Congress, Distt. Calicut

1977-82 President, Kerala Pradesh Youth Congress

1984 Elected to 8th Lok Sabha

1984-89 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development

1984- General-Secretary, Pradesh Congress Committee (appointed by Indiraji)

1987-88 Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation

1987-89 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs

1987-90 Member, Rules Committee

1988-95 Joint-Secretary, All India Congress Committee (Indira) [A.I.C.C.(I)]

1989 Re-elected to 9th Lok Sabha (2nd term)

1990-91 Member, Committee on Estimates

--Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Commerce; and Ministry of Tourism

1991 Re-elected to 10th Lok Sabha (3rd term)

1991-93 Union Minister of State, Agriculture and Cooperation

1993-96 Member, Committee on Industry
- Member, Central Advisory Committee on Light Houses
- Member, Select Committee on Transplantation of Human Organs Bill, 1993
- Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

1996 Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (4th term)

1996-97 Member, Committee on Commerce
- Member, Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances Of Members of Parliament
- Member, Sub-Committee on Agricultural Exports
- Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways

1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (5th term)

1998-99 Member, Committee on Urban and Rural Development and Convenor of its Sub-Committee-I on Ministry of Urban Affairs and Employment; and Sub-Committee on Action Taken
- Member, Committee to review the rate of dividend payable by the Railway Undertakings
- Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Civil Aviation
- Member, Railway Convention Committee
- Member, South Zone Railway Advisory Committee

2000 General Secretary, KPCC

2005 Vice President, KPCC

Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments

Chief Sub-Editor, Viplavam - a Daily in Malayalam, Calicut

Social and Political Activities

Padayatra undertaken for 58days from Kasargod to Trivandrum, covering all Districts, as Youth Congress President, againss misrule of Janatha Govt. under Morarji Desai

Leader of the Dandi March Re-enactment of Kelappaji from Calicut to Payyannur

Upliftment of the weaker sections of the society, especially the tribals; and President, Youngsters Cultural Association, Chombala
Special Interests Promotion of traditional arts; protection and preservation of environment and ecology

Favourite Pastime and Recreation - Reading and travelling
Countries Visited - Cuba, Indonesia and former U.S.S.R.; visited (i)Cuba as Member,
- Indian Youth Delegation in 1978; and (ii)Indonesia as Minister of
- State for Agriculture and Cooperation to sign MoU
Other Information - President, Kerala Students' Union, Distt. Calicut, Kerala,
- 1967-68; Vice-President, Kerala Students' Union, Kerala,
- 1968-69; Chairman, Calicut University Union, 1972-73;
- Member, (i) Kerala Education Advisory Board, 1973-75;
- (ii) Kendriya Sainik Board, 1985-87; (iii) Spices Council,
- 1985-88; (iv) Postal Advisory Committee, Kerala,
- 1986-89; (v) Coir Board, 1995-96; (iv) Marine Products
- Export Development Authority (MPEDA), 1996; and (v) Telephone
- Advisory Committee, Kerala







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