Fourteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Thomas, Shri P.C.
Constituency   : Muvattupuzha (Kerala)
Party Name     : Kerala Congress (KEC)
Email Address : thomaspc[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

 
Father's Name Shri P.T. Chacko
Mother's Name Smt. Mariamma Chacko
Date of Birth 31 Oct 1950
Place of Birth Kottayam (Kerala)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 23 Jan 1978
Spouse's Name Smt. Marykutty Thomas
No. of Sons 2
No.of Daughters 1
Educational
Qualifications
B.Sc., LL.B.
Educated at S.B. College, Changanacherry and Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala)
Profession Advocate
Agriculturist
Permanent Address
67, Kumaranasan Nagar,
Kadavanthra, P.O. Ernakulam -682 020 (Kerala)
(0486)2205585,2203433
Present Address
B-702, M.S. Flats, B.K.S. Marg,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23725462, 23359027, 9868180551 (M)
Positions Held
1987-96 Member, State Secretariat, Kerala Congress (M)
General Secretary, Kerala Congress (M) Party, Kerala
1989 Elected to 9th Lok Sabha
1989-99 Leader, Kerala Congress (M) Parliamentary Party
1991 Re-elected to 10th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1993-95 Member, Committee on Estimates
1994-96 Member, Committee on Railways
1996 Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (4th term)
1998-99 Member, Committee on Communications and Alternate Convenor of its Sub-Committee ‘B’ on Department of Posts
Member, Joint Committee on Offices of Profit
Member, Joint Committee on the Empowerment of Women and its Sub-Committee on Education and Health Programmes for Women
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Civil Aviation
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (5th term)
Leader, Kerala Congress (M) Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Transport and Tourism
Member, Rules Committee
2000 - Jan. 2003 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Commerce and Industry
24 May 2003- May 2004 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Law & Justice
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 6th term)
Member, Committee on Information Technology
Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
16 Aug. 2006-onwards Member, Committee on Empowerment of Women
5 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Committee on Information Technology


 
 
 
Special Interests
Working for the well-being of agricultural workers and farmers and securing better deal for their produce
 
 
 
Countries Visited
Canada, France, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, U.K. and U.S.A.; Member, (i) Indian Delegation led by Shri K.R. Narayanan, the then Vice President of India to Kazakhastan, Kirgystan and Mongolia, 1995; (ii) Indian Delegation led by Shri Shivraj V. Patil, the then Speaker, Lok Sabha to Austria, Hungary and Italy; visited Rome (Italy) as Representative of Government of India to paritcipate in the Beatification Ceremony of Mother Teresa in Vatican; attended the Burial Cermony of Pope John Paul II in Vatican on 9 April 2005 as a delegate from India
 
Other Information
Fought for the cause of farmers continuously, especially for the upliftment of the farmers growing rubber, cardamom, coconut, pepper, ginger, pine-apple; Member, (i) Bar Council of Kerala, 1983-88; (ii) Rubber Board, 1990-91 and again in 2004; (iii) Kerala State Advisory Board for Legal Aid to the Poor, 1991-96; and (iv) Spices Board, 1991-92


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