U. A. Beeran
U. A. Beeran (9 March 1925 – 31 May 2001) was an Indian politician from Kottakkal, Malappuram, Kerala. He was affiliated to the Indian Union Muslim League and later he joined with Indian National League. Beeran served as Minister in the Government of Kerala.
U.A. Beeran, senior Muslim League leader later he joined with INL, was born at Kottakkal on March 9, 1925 as the son of Ahamed.
After serving in the Indian Army during the forties, and later working in a British engineering firm in Bombay in the early fifties, he joined the Muslim League and became its Kozhikode District Secretary, and later State Secretary. Beeran became elected to the Assembly in 1970, 1977, 1980, 1982 and 1991 as a Muslim League candidate.
Beeran served as the Minister for Education and Social Welfare from 27.1.1978 to 3.10.1978 in the Ministry headed by A.K. Antony. Again, from 24.5.1982 to 25.3.1987, he was the Minister for Food and Civil Supplies in the Ministry headed by K. Karunakaran.
He was also the Chairman, Library Advisory Committee during 1970-71, House Committee during 1979-81 and Committee on Subordinate Legislation during 1991- 94.
Beeran has served as Director, State Co-operative Bank, and Chairman, Kerala Fishermen Welfare Corporation. A former Sub Editor and Asst. Editor of “Chandrika” and a gifted writer, he has also authored “Arab World and Europe” besides publishing other books and articles. He had also served for sometime as State Executive Member, “All Kerala Sahitya Parishad”. U.A. Beeran died on 31.5.2001. The Kerala Assembly paid its homage to him on 5.7.2001.
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