C. V. Padmarajan

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C. V. Padmarajan
സി. വി. പദ്മരാജന്‍
CV PADMARAJAN, former kerala minister.jpg
C. V. Padmarajan
Minister for Finance
In office
22 March 1995 – 9 May 1996
Preceded bySelf
Succeeded byT. Sivadasa Menon
ConstituencyChathannoor
Minister for Finance, Electricity and Coir
In office
2 July 1991 – 16 March 1995
Preceded byV. Viswanatha Menon
Succeeded bySelf
ConstituencyChathannoor
Minister for Community Development and Fisheries
In office
24 May 1982 – 25 March 1987
Succeeded byT.K. Ramakrishnan
ConstituencyChathannoor
Personal details
Born (1931-07-22) 22 July 1931 (age 88)
Paravur, Kollam
Political partyIndian National Congress
Spouse(s)R. Vasanthakumari
Children2 sons
ParentsK. Velu Vaidyar(father)
K.M. Thankamma(mother)
EducationGraduation in Law
OccupationPolitician

C. V. Padmarajan is an Indian politician and advocate from Paravur, Kollam, Kerala, India. He was a minister in the Kerala Government, holding various portfolios including Finance, Electricity, Community Development, and Fisheries. He was also the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee President.[1][2][3]

Early life[edit]

Padmarajan was born at Paravur in Kollam district, Kerala on 22 July 1931 as the son of K. Velu Vaidyar and K.M. Thankamma. He started his political life through All Travancore Student's Congress during the freedom struggle. He started his professional career as a teacher and later he took graduation on Law. He was appointed as District Government Pleader and Public Prosecutor in Quilon during 1973-79. He married R. Vasantha Kumari and has 2 Sons.[4][5]

Assembly election candidature history[edit]

Year Constituency Opponent Result Margin
1980 Quilon Kadavoor Sivadasan (RSP) Lost 2,414[6]
1982 Chathannoor J. Chitharanjan (CPI) Won 5,802[7]
1987 Chathannoor P. Ravindran (CPI) Lost 2,456[8]
1991 Chathannoor P. Ravindran (CPI) Won 4,511[9]
1996 Chathannoor P. Ravindran (CPI) Lost 2,115[10]
1998 (Bye Election) Chathannoor N. Anirudhan (CPI) Lost 3,938[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Padmarajan is Planning Board vice-chairman". The Hindu. 17 March 2005. Retrieved 24 January 2010.
  2. ^ "Ponmudi land deal: UDF stages dharna". The Hindu. 23 September 2007. Retrieved 24 January 2010.
  3. ^ "Brahmapuram deal - Panel indicts ex-minister, top bureaucrats". The Indian Express. 13 April 1999. Archived from the original on 3 October 2012. Retrieved 24 January 2010.
  4. ^ "C. V Padmarajan - Kerala Niyamasabha". Niyamasabha.org. Retrieved 18 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Niyamasabha - C. V Padmarajan". State of Kerala. Retrieved 18 February 2019.
  6. ^ "Kerala Assembly Election - 1980". Elections.in. Retrieved 18 February 2019.
  7. ^ "1982 - Kerala Election Results". Geocities.ws. Retrieved 18 February 2019.
  8. ^ "Kerala Assembly Election - 1987". Elections.in. Retrieved 18 February 2019.
  9. ^ "Kerala Assembly Election - 1991". Elections.in. Retrieved 18 February 2019.
  10. ^ "Kerala Assembly Election - 1996". Elections.in. Retrieved 18 February 2019.
  11. ^ "Kerala Assembly Election - 1996". Elections.in. Retrieved 18 February 2019.


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