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K. Suresh Kurup (born 25 May 1956) was a member of the 8th, 12th, 13th and 14th Lok Sabhas of the Parliament of India. He represented the Kottayam constituency of Kerala and as a member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)) political party. He has subsequently been a member of the Legislative Assembly of Kerala.

K. Suresh Kurup
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MLA
Preceded by Thomas Chazhikadan
Constituency Ettumanoor
Personal details
Born (1956-05-25) 25 May 1956 (age 62)
Kottayam, Travancore-Cochin, India
Political party CPI(M)
Spouse(s) Savithry
Children 2
Residence Kottayam
As of 3 August, 2009
Source: [1]

BackgroundEdit

K. Suresh Kurup is a son of Kunjan Pillai and Bharathy Amma and was born on 25 May 1956 at Kottayam in the Indian state of Kerala. He was educated at CMS College in Kottayam, NSS Hindu College in Changanacherry and the Law Academy at Thiruvananthapuram. He has BA and LL.B degrees and has practised as a lawyer. He is married to Savithry and has two sons.[1]

Political careerEdit

Kurup was chairman of the Kerala University Students Union in 1978-1979 and president of the state branch of the Students Federation of India between 1982-1985.[1]

In 1984, Kurup was elected to the 8th Lok Sabha. He was elected to the 12th Lok Sabha in 1998 and to the 13th Lok Sabha in 1999, as well as to the 14th Lok Sabha in 2004.[1]

Kurup won the Ettumanoor constituency in the elections for the Legislative Assembly of Kerala in 2011 and 2016.[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Biodata of Mr. K. Suresh Kurup (CPIM)". Legislative Assembly of Kerala. April 2009. Retrieved 2018-02-25.