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 Vakkom B. Purushothaman  
Speaker, 7th KLA from 24-06-1982 to 28-12-1984 and  11th KLA from 06-06-2001 to 04-09-2004.

Member, 4th KLA [Attingal-Congress(R)], 
5th KLA [Attingal-INC], 6th KLA [Attingal-INC (U)], 
7th KLA [Attingal-INC(I)] (Resigned the membership on 28 December 1984), 11th KLA [Attingal-INC]. 

M.A.,  LLB; Advocate;  Son of Shri Bhanu Panicker and Smt. Bhavani;  born on 12 April 1928;  Wife: Dr. Lily Purushothaman;  2 Sons, 1 Daughter .                               

Other Positions Held and details:

Minister for Agriculture & Labour from 25-09-1971 to 25-03-1977, 
Minister for Health and Tourism from 25-01-1980 to 16-10-1981, 
Minister for Finance and Excise since 05-09-2004.

Lieutenant Governor, Andaman & Nicobar Islands (19-3-1993 to18-3-1996). 

Member, Lok Sabha  (1984-89) & (1989-91). 

Chairman, Committee on Public Undertakings (Lok Sabha), Committee on Subordinate Legislation (Lok Sabha). 

Syndicate Member, Kerala University; Started political life as a worker of Students Congress in 1946; Became a Member of Vakkom Panchayath in 1953; President, D.C.C., Thiruvananthapuram; General Secretary, K.P.C.C.; Vice President, K.P.C.C.; A.I.C.C. Member for 25 years; Chairman of the consultative committee of experts to the CIDP of Inter Parliamentary Union, Geneva for 5 years, Delegate to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference held at Bahamas in 1982, Nairobi in 1983, Isle of Man in 1984, and Australia in 2001;  Leader, Indian Delegation to the Global Conference on the sustainable development of Small Island Developing States (Barbadose 1996).





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