P. K. Kunhalikutty

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P. K. Kunhalikutty
പി.കെ. കുഞ്ഞാലിക്കുട്ടി
P. K. Kunhalikutty BNC.jpg
P. K. Kunhalikutty in 2015
Minister for Industries and Information Technology
Incumbent
Assumed office
23 May 2011
Constituency Vengara
Minister for Industries, IT & Social Welfare
In office
2004–2005
Constituency Kuttippuram
Minister for Industries, IT and Social Welfare
In office
2001–2004
Constituency Kuttippuram
Minister for Industries and Municipalities
In office
1995–1996
Constituency Kuttippuram
Minister for Industries and Social Welfare
In office
1991–1995
Constituency Kuttippuram
Personal details
Born (1951-01-06) 6 January 1951 (age 64)
Oorakam, Malappuram
Citizenship Indian
Nationality  India
Political party Flag of the Indian Union Muslim League.svgIndian Union Muslim League
Spouse(s) Smt. K. M. Kulsu
Children One son and one daughter
Parents Shri. Mohammed Haji and Smt. K.P.Fathimakutty
Residence Panakkadu, Malappuram
Portfolio Industries (including Industrial Co-operatives), Commerce, Mining and Geology, Handlooms and Textiles, Information Technology, Wakf and Haj Pilgrimage.
Religion Islam
Website www.kerala.gov.in

P. K. Kunhalikutty is an Indian politician and present Minister for Industries and Information Technology in the Government of Kerala. He is a leader of Indian Union Muslim League .[1][2]

On several occasions Kunhalikutty served as minister in the Kerala Legislative Assembly. He served as the Minister for "Industries" during 1991-1995 in the ministry headed by K. Karunakaran[3][4]

He was elected to Kerala Legislative Assembly from Malappuram constituency in 1982.[5][6] Currently he represents Vengara constituency from Malappuram district

Biography[edit]

P.K. Kunhalikutty, was born on 6 January 1951 at Oorakam in Malappuram District,near pannakkad as the son of Pandikkadavath Mohammed Haji and K.P. Fathima Kutty. A graduate in Commerce (B.Com.), he is also a P.G. diploma holder in Business Management.[7][8]

Entering politics through the MSF, he later became its State Treasurer. Kunhalikutty subsequently served as Chairman, Malappuram Municipality in 1980 and has had a remarkable stint also as Secretary of Kerala State Muslim League.[9][10]

Kunhalikutty became elected to KLA five times, in 1982 and 1987, contesting from Malappuram constituency, and in 1991, 1996 and 2001, from Kuttippuram constituency . He served as Minister for Industries and Social Welfare from 1991 to 1995 in the Karunakaran Ministry, Minister for Industries and Municipalities from 1995 to 1996, and Minister for Industries, IT and Social Welfare from 2001 to 2004, in the A.K. Antony Ministry and Minister for Industries, IT & Social Welfare, from 31 August 2004 to 4 January 2005 in the Oommen Chandy Ministry.[11][12]

At present he is Treasurer of National Committee of Indian Union Muslim League,and he is also the leader of the Muslim League Legislature party of Kerala. He is also serving presently as Director, Chandrika Daily and Director, Muhammed Koya International Foundation.[13][14]

Married to K.M. Kulsu, they have one son and one daughter.[15][16]

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