Shri. V.K. Rajan, senior C.P.I. Leader, was born as the son of Shri. V.P. Kumaran in September 1940 at Pulloot, Kodungalloor.
He entered the political arena while being a student, associating with the CPI in 1956. Later, actively participating in the Trade Union Movements, he had been imprisoned several times for participating in workers’ agitations. In 1977, Shri. Rajan became elected as a member of KLA from Kodungalloor constituency as a CPI candidate, and he represented the same constituency in 1980 , 1982 and in 1987.
Getting elected to the KLA yet again, in 1996 from Mala constituency, Shri. Rajan served as Minister for Agriculture from 20.5.1996 to 29.5.1997, in the Ministry headed by Shri. E.K. Nayanar. Shri. Rajan was also, at different times, Member, State Council of CPI and CPI State Executive, Secretary, Thrissur District Committee of CPI, and CPI Parliamentary Party.
He also served as President of a number of trade unions affiliated to AITUC, including District Private Motor Worker’s Union and Autoriksha Drivers’ Union, Kodungaloor and Trichur.
Smt. K.K. Sathy is his wife and they have two sons and one daughter.
Shri. V.K. Rajan expired on 29.5.1997 while serving as Minister.
The Assembly paid its homage to him on 23.6.1997.
Keralites have proved their deligence and extra ordinary brillience through out the world. Keralites are well known for their honesty and efficiency in all fields. In the list of Prominent Personalities we have tried to include all famous personalities from Kerala. We are trying to collect the details of the rest. If you have the details of any such personalities, please send to us.