Jose K. Mani

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Jose K. Mani
Jose K. Mani, MP.jpg
MP of Rajya Sabha for Kerala
In office
14 June 2018 – constituional breach{ lok sabha term incomplete }
Preceded byJoy Abraham, KC(M)
MP of Lok Sabha for Kottayam
In office
16 May 2009 – 1 July 2018
Preceded byK. Suresh Kurup, CPI(M)
Succeeded byVacant
Personal details
Jose Karingozhackal Mani

29 May 1965 (1965-05-29) (age 53)
Political partyKerala Congress (M)
Spouse(s)Nisha Jose (married in 1994)
ResidenceKaringozhackal House, P.O.-Vellapad, Pala, Kottayam, Kerala, India

Jose K. Mani is an Indian Politician and a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha. He represents the Kerala state and is a member of the Kerala Congress (M) party. He is the son of K. M. Mani.[1]

Early life[edit]

Jose K. Mani was born to politician K. M. Mani and Kuttiyama on 29 May 1965 in Pala, Kerala. Jose did his schooling at Montfort School, Yercaud. He attended Loyola College, Chennai for his undergraduate degree and then graduated with a M.B.A from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.


He unsuccessfully contested in the parliament election in 2004.[2] He lost to P C Thomas in Muvattupuzha constituency. In 2007, he was elected general-secretary of the Kerala Congress.[1] He won the 2009 Lok Sabha election from the Kottayam constituency, by a margin of more than 70,000 votes over Suresh Kurup of Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)). He was again elected from Kottayam in 2014 with a winning margin of 120,599 over Mathew T. Thomas of JD(S). Jose is a Member of the Lok Sabha Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture. He is the Chairman of Centre for Reform and Research, a youth empowerment society. He is also the President of Vikasana Sena, a youth association associated with Prateeksha Rotary Centre for Mentally Challenged Children.


  1. ^ a b "Kerala News : Jose K. Mani elected general secretary". The Hindu. 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2018-03-11.
  2. ^ "Candidate Statistics Jose K Mani: Indian General Elections – Lok Sabha Elections". CNN-IBN. Archived from the original on 2012-09-29. Retrieved 2009-03-30.

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Preceded by
K. Suresh Kurup
Member of Parliament from Kottayam
2009 – present