T. M. Jacob

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T. M. Jacob
ടി.എം. ജേക്കബ്‍
Former Food & Civil Supplies Minister of Kerala
Personal details
Born (1950-09-16)16 September 1950
Oliyappuram, Ernakulam District
Died 30 October 2011(2011-10-30) (aged 61)
Political party Kerala Congress (Jacob)
Spouse(s) Smt. Annie Jacob (Daisy)
Children Anoop Jacob.Ambili Jacob
Parents T.S. Mathew, Annamma
Residence Ernakulam, Thiruvananthapuram
Religion Jacobite Christian
Website [1]

Biography[edit]

T. M. Jacob (16 September 1950 – 30 October 2011) was the leader of the Kerala Congress (Jacob), a splinter faction of the Kerala Congress. He was born on 16 September 1950, to T S Mathew and Annamma. Jacob was the Food & Civil Supplies Minister[1] in the UDF government, which was elected into power in Kerala in 2011.

Career[edit]

T. M. Jacob was first elected to the Kerala Legislative Assembly as an MLA from Piravom constituency in Ernakulam district in 1977, and remained a member for a period of over thirty years, representing Piravom and Kothamangalam constituencies.[2] Jacob has served as the Education Minister in the Government of Kerala under K. Karunakaran in the 1980s,[3] and as the Irrigation and Water Supply Minister in the UDF Government under A. K. Antony which was elected into power in 2001.[4] He first became a minister in the K. Karunakaran cabinet which held office from 1982–1987[5] and then subsequently from 1991–1995.[6] He was a Christian, belonging to the Jacobite Syrian Christian Church. He died on 30 October 2011 in a private hospital in Kochi.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Jacob is married to Daisy who works as AGM in Federal Bank Trivandrum.The couple is blessed with a son Anoop Jacob & daughter Ambili.[8] Ambili is working in Technopark Trivandrum & Anoop serving as minister.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Council of Ministers". 
  2. ^ "T M Jacob passes away". IBN. 31 October 2011. Retrieved 31 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "A warrior in various fronts". IBN. 31 October 2011. Retrieved 31 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "Drinking water for all in five years: T.M. Jacob". The Hindu. 20 March 2002. Retrieved 4 June 2009. 
  5. ^ "COUNCIL OF MINISTERS SINCE 1957 - SEVENTH KLA". Kerala Legislative Assembly. Retrieved 21 March 2012. 
  6. ^ "COUNCIL OF MINISTERS SINCE 1957 - Ninth KLA". Kerala Legislative Assembly. 
  7. ^ "Kerala Food Minister T.M. Jacob passes away". The Hindu. 30 October 2011. Retrieved 21 March 2012. 
  8. ^ http://ibnlive.in.com/news/t-m-jacob-passes-away/197788-60-116.html