P. K. Abdu Rabb

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P.K. Abdu Rabb
പി.കെ.അബ്ദു റബ്ബ്‍
P.K. Abdurabb.jpg
Ministry of Education, Kerala
In office
May 18, 2011 – May 19, 2016
Preceded by M A Baby
Succeeded by Prof. C. Raveendranath
Personal details
Born (1948-05-15) May 15, 1948 (age 69)
Parappanangadi, Malappuram
Political party Indian Union Muslim League
Spouse(s) Nazeem K
Children 4 sons
Residence Grace,Beach Road,Parappanangadi,Malappuram District – 676303
Website Official website

P. K. Abdu Rabb was the Minister for Education of the Government of Kerala. He represents the Tirurangadi constituency of Malappuram district in Kerala

Early life[edit]

Abdu Rabb was born to All-India Muslim League leader and former Deputy Chief Minister Late K. Avukader Kutty Naha and Kunhibiriyam Umma.

He has his master's degree in English Literature.[1]

Political career[edit]

Abdu Rabb was elected to the Legislative Assembly in 1996 and 2001 from Tanur Constituency and in 2006 from Manjeri Constituency of Malappuram district. Abdu Rabb won in Tirurangadi Constituency for Kerala Assembly Election 2011. He became the part of Oommen Chandi lead Ministry and carried the portfolio of Education Minister.


  • General Education
  • Collegiate Education
  • Technical Education
  • Universities except Agricultural University VeterinaryFisheries and Medical Universities
  • Entrance Examinations
  • Literacy Movement and National Cadet Corps.


P K Abdurab and Dr. C V Ananda Bose, Chairman of UN Affiliate Habitat Alliance (UNAHA) are some of the eminent personalities who have been selected for the 2012 Shastri Awards. A special jury set by the Foundation recommended for Shastri Seva Puraskar 2012 for his committed acts such as creating a teacher bank and other revolutionary acts. The awards are made by the Shastri Foundation, set up by a youth group in memory of late Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri.


Green controversy[edit]

  • He issued a circular that directed the female teachers to wear green blouses while attending functions.[citation needed]
  • Experimenting with "green boards" in Malappuram, saying such boards are the international norm[2]


But rival parties came against green board and Minister denied that there is no such moves from government.

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