Benny Behanan

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Benny Behanan
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Personal details
Born (1952-08-22) August 22, 1952 (age 65)
Vengola, Travancore Cochin
Political party Indian National Congress
Spouse(s) Sherly Benny
Children 1 son & 1 daughter
Residence Thrikkakara

Benny Behanan born 22 August, 1952 in Vengola, Perumbavoor, Ernakulam District, Kerala. is a Kerala politician of the Indian National Congress party. He was the MLA of Thrikkakara Legislative Assembly Constituency.[when?] He was the General Secretary of the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee for 17 years. Earlier he had won Piravom in 1982, and unsuccessfully contested the Idukki Parliament Constituency as UDF Candidate to the Lok Sabha in 2004.

Political life[edit]

Hailing from a Congress family, Benny Behanan has held various positions within the party.

  • State president of the Kerala Students Union (KSU) from 1978–1979
  • General Secretary, Kerala Pradesh Youth Congress Committee from 1979–1982
  • Member of KPCC Executive Since 1981
  • In 1982, he was elected to the Kerala State Legislative Assembly
  • All India Congress Committee (AICC) Member since 1996
  • Managing Director, Veekshanam Daily Newspaper since 2006[1]
  • President of Thrissur District Congress Committee since 2010[2]

In 2011,he was again elected to kerala Legislative Assembly.He is now representing Thrikkakara Constituency.

Personal life[edit]

Benny Behanan was born to O. Thomas and Chinnamma Thomas on 22 August 1952 at Vengola, near Perumbavoor in present day Kerala state, South India.[3]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-09-01. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-03-25. Retrieved 2011-03-25. 
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-03-25. Retrieved 2011-03-25.