P. K. Gurudasan

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P. K. Gurudasan
MLA KOLLAM, Former Minister for Labour and Employment
Assumed office
Preceded by Babu Divakaran
Constituency Kollam
Personal details
Born (1935-07-10) 10 July 1935 (age 79)
Paravur, Kollam district, Kerala, India
Nationality Indian
Political party Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Spouse(s) C. Lilly

P. K. Gurudasan (born 10 July 1935) is an Indian politician, trade unionist, and a member of Communist Party of India (Marxist). He was the Minister for Labour and Employment in the Government of Kerala headed by VS Achuthananthan between 2006 and 2011.[1] He represents the Kollam Assembly constituency in the Kerala Legislative Assembly.[2] He is also[when?] the State President of Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) and a member of Central Committee of CPI(M).[3] Gurudasan earlier served as the General Secretary of Kerala State unit of CITU.[4]


Gurudasn was born to Krishnan and Yesodha on 10 July 1935 at Paravur in Kollam district. After completing his school and college education Gurudasan joined in the communist party at a young age. He was jailed during the Emergency period for 19 months in Poojappura Central Prison.[3]

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  1. ^ "Council of Ministers - Kerala". Kerala Legislative Assembly. Retrieved 10 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Members of Legislative Assempbly". Government of Kerala. Retrieved 10 January 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Shri.P.K. Gurudasan". Govt. of Kerala. Archived from the original on 2009-06-24. Retrieved 10 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "P.K. Gurudasan denies AITUC allegations". The Hindu. 10 July 2005. Retrieved 10 January 2010.