Biodata of Mr. P. Karunakaran (CPIM)
Son of Shri N. Koran P. Chirutha. Born on 20.04.1945 a Kiliyalam, Dist. Kasargod (Kerala)
Married with a daughter. Wife: Liala
Educational Qualifications M.A.
Educated at M.A. College, Kothamangalam
profession Political and Social Worker
1977-1984 Member, Kerala Legislative Assembly (two terms)
2004 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
Member, Committee on Information Technology
Member, Estimates Committee
5 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Committee on Transport, Tourism & Culture
1 May 2008 Member, Financial Committee on Estimates
Memories of Vietnam
Articles in news papers and periodicals
Reading, watching cricket and volley ball, Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Visiting tourism centres, Sports and Clubs
Volleyball player in college team and in Tagore Club
Started political work with student movement; worked in youth, trade union front; participated in many struggles; injured in a 1974 during police lathi charge; went in to hiding for 17 months and 43 days during Emergency.
General Manager, Deshabhimani a Malayalam Daily.
Chairman, Kala Trust; Convenor, Abudhabi Sakthi Award
Last update: April 2009.