N. N. Krishnadas

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N. N. Krishnadas
Succeeded by M. B. Rajesh
Constituency Palghat
Personal details
Born (1959-03-12) 12 March 1959 (age 59)
Palghat, Kerala, India
Political party CPI(M)
Spouse(s) K. Geetha
Residence Palghat

N. N. Krishnadas (born 12 March 1959) is a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. He represents the Palakkad constituency of Kerala and is a member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist).

In 2008 he was a victim of hostage situation in one of the Mumbai’s Taj hotels. He was taken to Azad Nagar police station where he was interviewed by The Telegraph regarding his ordeal there. Krishnadas have told the newspaper that two masked men ran in with machineguns as he was about to order from the menu in the restaurant which was part of a hotel. He ducked under the table, and spent time there in fear and shock, until the employee told him and other visitors about the emergency exit. He was liberated around 8:30 am. Before that, he also witnessed how two foreigners, who tried to escape, got gunned down by the attackers and even heard an explosion.[1]

In 2016 he was chosen as a candidate for CPI(M) to run against Shafi Parambil.[2]


  1. ^ Jayanth, Jacob (28 November 2008). "MP ducks under table". The Telegraph. Retrieved 11 March 2018. 
  2. ^ "അട്ടിമറി വിജയം ലക്ഷ്യമിട്ട് N.N കൃഷ്ണദാസ്; സിപിഎം ഭിന്നതയില്‍ കണ്ണുംനട്ട് ഷാഫി" [N.N Krishnadas aimed at fierce victory; Shafi is eyeing the split in the CPM] (in Malayalam). 8 April 2016. Retrieved 11 March 2018.