|Tenth Lok sabha|
UNNIKRISHNAN, SHRI K. P.
[Cong.(S) - Badagara (Kerala)]
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
5 Dec, 1989 to 10 Nov., 1990
5 Dec, 1989 to 21 April, 1990
Other Positions held
Late Shri E. Kunhikannan Nair
20th September, 1936
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu)
Married on 16th November, 1977
Smt. Amrita Unnikrisnnan
Educated at Christian College, Madras, Presidency College, Madras and Government Law College, Madras
Journalist, Political & Social worker and writer
'Padmalayam', Pariankara, Calicut-673003 (Kerala) Tel. 74504
9, Safdarjung Road, New Delhi-110011. Tel. 3012118
Elected to Lok Sabha (Fifth)
Convenor, C.P.P. Standing Committee for External Affairs and Petroleum and Chemicals
Executive Member, C.P.P.
Member, Estimates Committee
General Secretary, C.P.P.
Re-elected to Lok Sabha (Sixth)
General Secretary, A.I.C.C. (Urs)
General Secretary A.I.C.C. (S)
Elected to Lok Sabha (Seventh) for the third time
Member, Public Accounts Committee
Leader, Congress(S) Party in Parliament
Elected to Lok Sabha (Eighth) for the fourth time
Elected to Lok Sabha (Ninth) for the fifth time
Union Minister, Surface Transport
Worked in Indian National Congress since 1960; previously associated with the Socialist Party and Praja Socialist Party; Founder-Secretary Democratic Students Union, Madras, Young Socialist League and Samajwadi Yuvak Sabha; General Secretary and later President, NSUI; President Madras University Students Council; Founder Member, Central Steering Committee; National Convenor, Congress forum for Socialist Action; Member, Petitions Committee, Rules Committee, Committee on Papers laid on the Table, Business Advisory Committee, General Purposes Committee; Member, several Select Committees-Joint Committee on working of the Press Council, Joint Committee on Dowry Prohibition, Joint Committee on Taxation Laws, Joint Committee on Prasar Bharati Bill, Committee on Presidential and Vice-Presidential Election Bill, Joint Select Committee on Lok Pal Bill etc.; Executive Member, Indian Parliamentary Group; Member, Coffee Board, 1971-77; Central Small Industries Advisory Board, 1977-79, Indian National Commission for UNESCO (Sub-Committee on Communications), 1979; represented Indian Students and Youth in several International Seminars and conferences; Convenor, drafting group on 'Peace and Security in Asia'
Special correspondent "The Matribhumi" (Kerala) and many other Newspapers, contributed to National and International journals.