Elamaram Kareem

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Elamaram Kareem
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Minister Industries & Commerce
In office
Preceded by V. K. Ebrahimkunju
Succeeded by P. K. Kunhalikutty
Constituency Beypore, Kozhikode
Personal details
Born (1953-07-01) 1 July 1953 (age 63)
Elamaram, Malappuram, Kerala, India
Nationality Indian
Political party Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Residence Vellayambalam, Thiruvananthapuram

Elamaram Kareem (born 1 July 1953) is an Indian politician, trade unionist, and a member of Communist Party of India (Marxist). He was the Minister for Industries & Commerce in the Left Democratic Front government under V. S. Achuthanandan from 2006-2011.[1] He represents the Beypore constituency in Kozhikode district in the Kerala Legislative Assembly.[2]


Born on 1 July 1953 at Elamaram in Malappuram district, Kareem began his career as an employee at Gwalior Rayons, Mavoor in Calicut. He became a trade union member and later the leader of Gwalior Rayons trade union. He took part in the efforts to re-open the Mavoor factory when it was shut down in 1985. He was instrumental in organizing the tile industry as well as its revival activities across Kerala.[3]

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  1. ^ "Twelfth Kerala Legislative Assembly". Kerala Legislative Assembly. Retrieved 29 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "Members of Legislative Assempbly". Government of Kerala. Archived from the original on 30 January 2010. Retrieved 20 December 2009. 
  3. ^ "Elamaram Kareem". Government of Kerala. Retrieved 20 December 2009. 

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