Kanam Rajendran (born 10 November 1950) is an Indian communist politician.[1] He represented Vazhoor constituency in the Kerala Legislative Assembly for two consecutive terms, from 1982 to 1991. In March 2015, he was elected the Secretary of Communist Party of India Kerala State Committee.

Kanam Rajendran
Secretary of the Communist Party of India Kerala State Committee
Assumed office
2 March 2015
Preceded byPannian Ravindran
Member of the Kerala Legislative Assembly
In office
Preceded byM K Joseph
Succeeded byK. Narayana Kurup
Personal details
Born (1950-11-10) 10 November 1950 (age 69)
Kanam, Kottayam, Kerala, India
Political partyCommunist Party of India
Spouse(s)Vanaja Rajendran
Children1 son, 1 daughter
Entered politics during his student days and served as Secretary AIYF Kerala State committee (1970 -77)Vice-President National Council (1974-1978).A member of CPI State Secretariat (1978-82)

Positions heldEdit

  • Secretary, Communist Party of India (CPI) Kerala State Committee
  • Secretary, All India Youth Federation (AIYF) Kerala State Committee
  • Secretary, All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) Kerala State Committee
  • Vice President, AIYF National Council
  • Member, CPI State Secretariat
  • Member, 7th Kerala Legislative Assembly (1982–87)
  • Member, 8th Kerala Legislative Assembly (1987–91)
  • Chairman, Committee on Government Assurances (1984–87)


  1. ^ "Kanam Rajendran".He studied in CMS college kottayam. Kerala Legislative Assembly. Retrieved 3 March 2015.

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