of Shri A.P. Balan and Smt. K.C. Devaki; born at
Malappuram on 15th March 1965;
B.A. (Course completed);
politics through K.S.U. and was its Unit
President (1979), Taluk President (1982) and
Malappuram District Secretary (1984);
was Chairman, P.T.M. College Union; Youth
Congress District Vice President (1986); State
General Secretary, Youth Congress; Served
as Minister for Welfare of Scheduled Communities
and Youth and Cultural Affairs (2004-2006) in
the Oommen Chandy Ministry.
Previously elected to KLA in 2001 and 2006.