Francis George (politician)
K. Francis George
Francis George at Arakuzha
|M. P. of Idukki|
|Born||29 May 1955|
Muvattupuzha, Kottayam district, Travancore-Cochin
|Political party||Janadhipathya Kerala Congress|
|Spouse(s)||Shiny Francis George|
|As of 23 September, 2006|
K Francis George is the Chairman of Janadhipathya Kerala Congress, one of the main factions of the Kerala Congress, a party born in Central Travancore or Central South Kerala region focusing on the interest of Kerala farmers. He was a member of the Indian Parliament (Lok Sabha), representing the Idukki constituency of Kerala. He was Leader of the Kerala Congress (Joseph) Parliamentary Party in 1999.
Francis George represents the new breed of political figures in India who have entered public service with professional backgrounds, education and varied interests. Formerly a banker, Francis graduated from Christ College in Bangalore and has been graduated in law by the Law Academy at Trivandrum.
Francis George is the son of K. M. George has been on Parliamentary Committees on External Affairs, Defence, Industry, and Commerce. Widely traveled in India as well as in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and the Far East, Francis has a special interest in studying the commonalities among the varying nationalities, peoples, cultures and how these commonalities out-weigh the reported differences.
An agriculturist, Francis represents the pro-farmer Kerala Congress (Joseph) which is a constituent of the governing Left Democratic Front in the South Indian state of Kerala. Married to Shiny Chettisseril, Francis has three children namely K F George,K F Jose and K F Jacob. Francis maintains offices in Muvattupuzha, and Idukki.
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