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Shri Ramachandran Mullappally
[ Indian National Congress-Kerala ]

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Father's Name : Shri Mullappally Gopalan
Mother's Name : Not Available
Date of Birth : 1944-11-07
Place of Birth : Chombala, Distt. Calicut ( Kerala )
Marital Status : Married
Spouse's Name : Smt. Usha Ramachandran
Children : No.of Sons:0 No.of Daughters:1
Educational Qualifications : M.A., LL.B. Educated at Government College,Madappally, Kerala University and Law College, Calicut, Kerala
Profession : Advocate, Political and Social Worker
Permanent Address : "Ravi", P.O. Chombala,Distt. Calicut - 673308 Kerala ,Tels. (0496) 2502345
Present Address : 1 A, Sunehari Bagh Lane,New Delhi - 110001,Tels.+Fax. (011) 23063102, 23063103
Email Address : mullappally.ramachandran@gmail.com
Freedom Fighter : No
Positions Held :  
President, Kerala Students Union (KSU), Calicut District( 1967-1968)Chairman, Congress Forum for Socialist Action( 1969-70 )President, Youth Congress, Distt. Calicut( 1970-71 )President, Kerala Pradesh Youth Congress( 1977-82 )Elected to 8th Lok Sabha ( 1984 )General Secretary, Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee( 1984-85)Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development( 1984-89 )General-Secretary, Pradesh Congress Committee (Indira[P.C.C.(I)], Kerala Joint Secretary, All India Congress Committee( 1984-91)Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation( 1987-88 )Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs( 1987-89 )Member, Rules Committee( 1987-90 )Joint-Secretary, All India Congress Committee (Indira)[A.I.C.C.(I)]( 1988-95 )Re-elected to 9th Lok Sabha (2nd term)( 1989 )Member, Committee on Estimates( 1990-91 )Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Commerce and Ministry of TourismRe-elected to 10th Lok Sabha (3rd term)( 1991 )Union Minister of State, Agriculture and Cooperation( 1991-93 )Member, Committee on Industry( 1993-96 )Member, Central Advisory Committee on Light HousesMember, Select Committee on Transplantation of Human Organs Bill, 1993Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Information and BroadcastingRe-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (4th term)( 1996 )Member, Committee on Commerce( 1996-97 )Member, Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of ParliamentMember, Sub-Committee on Agricultural ExportsMember, Consultative Committee, Ministry of RailwaysRe-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (5th term)( 1998 )Member, Committee on Urban and Rural Development and Convenor of its Sub-Committee-I on Ministry of Urban Affairs and Employment and Sub-Committee on Action Taken( 1998-99)Member, Committee to review the rate of dividend payable by the Railway Undertakings to General RevenueMember, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Civil AviationMember, Railway Convention CommitteeMember, South Zone Railway Advisory CommitteeGeneral Secretary, Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee( 2000-05)Vice President, Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee( 2005 onwards)Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (6th term)( 2009)Union Minister of State, Home Affairs( 28 May 2009)
Books Published :  
Not Available
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests : 
President, Youngsters Association, Chombala Organized 3 days Seminar on development of Vatakara Parliament Constituency "Vision Vatakara - 2025" Organizing 47 days - "Kadathanadu Mahotsavam" - a cultural Bonanza
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and Recreation : 
Reading and travelling
Countries Visited :  
Cuba, Geneva, Indonesia, and former U.S.S.R.
Other Information :  
President, Kerala StudentsUnion, Distt. Calicut, Kerala , 1967-68 Vice-President, Kerala StudentsUnion, Kerala ,1968-69 Chairman, Calicut University Union, 1972-73 Member, (i) Kerala Education Advisory Board, 1973-75 (ii) Kendriya Sainik Board, 1985-87 (iii) Spices Council,1985-88 (iv) Postal Advisory Committee, Kerala ,1986-89 (v) Coir Board, 1995-96 (iv) Marine ProductsExport Development Authority (MPEDA), 1996 and (v) TelephoneAdvisory Committee, Kerala