Biodata of Mr. K. V. Thomas (INC)

Post Graduate; Retired Professor and writer; Son of D. Varkey and Rosa; born on 10 May 1946; Wife: Shirly Thomas; 2 Sons, 1 Daughter.

Was Minister for Excise and Tourism and Minister for Tourism and Fisheries between 2001 and 2004.

Was member of Lok Sabhya from 1984 to 1996.
Director Board member , Cochin International Airport, Marine Product Export Development Authority.
Was general secretary, DCC, Ernakulam; Treasurer, KPCC; Organising Secretary, INTUC (Kerala); General Secretary 1NTUC (1984-93); Memmber, AICC; President, DCC Ernakulam (1987-01); Member of Courts, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Pondicherry University.
Publications: "Ente Kumbalanghi" “Kumbalangikku Sesham”.
was Member of the Assembly (2006)
Elected to Lok Sabha in 2009
Currently, Union Minister of State for Food and Civil Supplies

Last update: Jan. 2011.