Shri. Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan, renowned Congress leader, was born on December 26, 1949 as the son of Shri. K.P. Parameswaran Pillai and Smt. M.G. Gourikutty Amma.
He entered public life as a student, through Balajanasakhyam, KSU and Youth Congress, rising to become the leader of various youth organisations. Shri. Radhakrishnan became elected from Adoor Constituency thrice, as a member of Indian National Congress, in 1991, 1996 and 2001. In the Ministry headed by Shri. Oommen Chandy, Shri. Radhakrishnan has been handling the portfolio of Water Resources and Parliamentary Affairs from 5- 9-2004. Besides, he had the additional charge of Forests from 9-2-2005 to 3-1-2006 and of Health since 17-1-2006.
Shri. Radhakrishnan has held at different times, many important positions in KSU, Youth Congress and KPCC. He was the Generl Secretary of All Kerala Balajanasakhyam in 1966 and General Secretary and President of KSU in 1969, General Secretary and Chairman of Kerala University Union in 1972 and 1973.
He was also Syndicate Member of CUSAT and Senate Member of Kerala University. He had served likewise as General Secretary of Youth Congress in 1978, President in 1982, and General Secretary of KPCC, during 1984-2001.
An active member of AICC, and Election Committee of KPCC, Shri. Radhakrishnan is also, at present, President of Kerala State Transport Workers Union and Financial Enterprises Officers Club.
Smt. Lalithambika Radhakrishnan is his wife and they have two sons and one daughter.
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