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 E. M. Sankaran Namboodiripad 
Chief Minister from 05-4-1957 to 31-7-1959, from 06-3-1967 to 01-11-1969.

Member, Madras Legislative Assembly (1939), 
1st KLA [Nileshwar-CPI], 2nd KLA [Pattambi-CPI], 
3rd KLA [Pattambi-CPI (M)], 
4th KLA [Pattambi-CPI (M)], 
5th KLA [Alathur-CPI (M)].

Intermediate; Gave up studies while studying for BA; Son of Shri Parameswaran Namboodiripad and Smt. Vishtudatta Antharjanam; born on 14 June 1909; Wife: Arya Antharjanam; 2 Sons, 2 Daughters               


Other Positions Held and details:

Opposition Leader from 1960 to 1964, 3rd KLA from 1969 to 1970,  4th  KLA  from  1970 to  1977, 5th KLA from 1977 to 1978; 

Chairman, Committee on Privileges (1957–59) and (1967–69). 

Entered politics through Congress; State Congress Secretary in 1934 and during 1938, 1939; Communist Leader since 1939; General Secretary, Polit Bureau from 1950; General Secretary, CPI (1962-63) and Later CPI (M). 

Authored several Books, “The Mahatma and isms”, “ Kerala Yesterday today and tommorrow” to name only a few.




Expired on 19-03-1998; Obituary made on 23-03-1998.

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