Kadannappalli Ramachandran

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Kadannappalli Ramachandran
Kadannappally Ramachandran.jpg
Minister of Port of Kerala
Assumed office
25 May 2016
Preceded by Oommen Chandy (Port)
Constituency Kannur
Minister for Devaswom
In office
Preceded by G. Sudhakaran
Succeeded by V. S. Sivakumar
Constituency Edakkad
Personal details
Born 1 July 1944 (1944-07) (age 72)
Thannada, Kannur, Kerala, India
Nationality Indian
Political party Congress (S)
Spouse(s) T. M. Saraswathi Retd. Teacher
Children Midhun, Drummer, Aviyal Music Band

Kadannappalli Ramachandran (born 1 July 1944) is an Indian politician and Kerala State President of Congress (S).[1]


He was the Minister for Devaswom in the [1] Government of Kerala[2].[2] During this period he represented the Edakkad constituency in Kannur district in the Kerala Legislative Assembly. Kadannappally started his political career through KSU, the students' wing of Indian National Congress. At the age of 26, Kadannappally contested the Indian General Elections in 1971 as Congress Party candidate from Kasargod Lokasabha Constituency. His first opponent was the veteran leader Shri. E.K. Nayanar (CPM). At that time he was a student in Law Academy. He was re-elected gain from the same constituency in 1977. He was elected as MLA (LDF) from Irikkoor (Kannur District) Assembly constituency in 1980.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Ramachandran is married to T.R.Saraswathi Teacher.They have a son Mithun ramachandran who works with Aviyal Band.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Ramachandran Kadannapally". Government of Kerala. Retrieved 9 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Council of Ministers - Kerala". Kerala Legislative Assembly. Retrieved 9 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Members of Legislative Assempbly". Government of Kerala. Archived from the original on 30 January 2010. Retrieved 20 December 2009. 

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