Baby John (1917 – 27 January 2008) was a senior leader of the Kerala Revolutionary Socialist Party (Baby John). Previously, he was General Secretary of the Revolutionary Socialist Party in India. He was known in the Kerala state political circles as ‘Kerala Kissinger’ for his abilities to manage political crises at times when the state was passing through difficult political phases.
John's long legislative career began in the early 1950s, when he was elected to the Travancore-Cochin Assembly. After the formation of Kerala state, he was elected to the Kerala Legislative Assembly from 1960 to 1996, mostly from his home constituency Chavara. He had served as minister; handling different portfolios in coalition governments led by the C. Achutha Menon, K. Karunakaran, A. K. Antony, P. K. Vasudevan Nair, and E. K. Nayanar.
His elder son, Shaji Baby John, is the Chairman and Managing Director of Kings Group. His younger son, Shibu Baby John, is the present General Secretary of Revolutionary Socialist Party (Baby John). Shibu Baby John is the Minister for Labour in the government of Kerala.
- Baby John mourned
- Veteran Communist leader Baby John dead
- Baby John death anniversary observance
- Baby John turns 90
|This article about a Kerala politician is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|