Fifth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

 

BALAKRISHNAN, SHRI K., B.A., (Humanities) (R.S.P.) Kerala-Ambalapuzha—1971, Son of Shri C. Kesavan; b. at Quilon, April, 1923; ed. at American College, Madurai; m. Smt. Chandrika Balakrishnan, December, 1950; 3 s.; Journalist; took active part in the struggle for independence and was jailed six times; Editor, Kaummudi, Trivandrum; Member, Coir Board of India, 1957-60; Convener, Tourist Advisory Committee, Government of Kerala, 1958; Member, Legislative Assembly of Travancore Cochin, 1954-56.

Favourite pastime and recreation.—Reading and writing.

Books published.—(i) Sahyadri Sanukkalil (ii) Niramilla tha Marivillu (iii) Kalayalavu bru Varsham and (iv) Madhu Vidhu Psemam;

Sports and Clubs.—President, Youngers' Sports Club, Trivandrum.

Permanent address.—Bhadradeep, Trivandrum.