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Shri Balakrishna Pillai R

Constituency :   Kottarakkara

Residential Address :
Keezhottu Putthen Veedu, 

Valakom, Kottarakkara, Kollam

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Son of Shri Keezhoottu Raman Pillai and Smt. Karthiyayini Amma; born  on 25-8-1109 M.E.; B.A., Agriculturist; Political and Trade Union Worker

Entered politics while a student; was an active worker of the Students Federation; was President, Edamulackal Panchayat (1964-1987); was President, Kottarakkara Panchayat (1987-1995); was Member, K.P.C.C. Executive and A.I.C.C(1958-1965);served as Chairman, House Committee, Kerala Legislative Assembly(1963-1964);formed Kerala Congress as Founder General Secretary in 1964;elected to loksabha in 1971;was Leader, Kerala Congress Party in Parllament; while serving as an M.P. became Minister for Transport, Excise and Jail in 1975 in the Ministry headed by C.Achuta Menon; was Minister for Electricity during 1980-82,1982-85 and 1986-87; was Minister for Transport in the Ministry headed by Shri. K.Karunakaran and Shri.A.K Antony duruing 1991-1995; now the Chairman of the Kerala Congress (B) Party.
Completed 42 years of service in the field of Politics as a Member of the Legislative Assembly and as a Member of Parliament.
Elected to K.L.A in 1960, 1965,1977,1980(with the highest margin of 36,711 votes),1982,1987,1991 and 1996 
Party: Kerala Congress(B)
Languages known : Malayalam,English,Hindi,Sanskrit and Tamil
Wife : Smt. R. Valsala
Children : 1 son and 2 daughters
Travels Abroad : Almost all important Countries
Permanent address : Keezhoottu Puthen Veedu, Valakom, Kottarakkara, Kollam

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