Monce Joseph

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Mons Joseph (born 30 May 1964) is an Indian politician and lawyer. He belongs to Kerala Congress led by P. J. Joseph. He had been the Minister for Public Works from 18 October 2007 till his resignation for his party chairman P. J. Joseph to become the minister. Elected from Kaduthuruthy constituency in 2006, 2011, 2016 and 2021.

Mons Joseph
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Member of the Kerala Legislative Assembly
In office
13 May 2006 (2006-05-13) – Present
Preceded byStephen George
ConstituencyKaduthuruthy
Minister for Public Works Government of Kerala
In office
18 October 2007 (2007-10-18) – 16 October 2009 (2009-10-16)
Preceded byT. U. Kuruvilla
Succeeded byP. J. Joseph
In office
14 May 1996 (1996-05-14) – Present
Preceded byP. M. Mathew
Succeeded byStephen George
Personal details
Born (1964-05-30) 30 May 1964 (age 57)
Kaduthuruthy, Kottayam, Kerala, India
NationalityIndian
Political partyKerala Congress
Spouse(s)Sonia
Children2
Parents
  • O. Joseph
  • Mariamma Joseph
ResidenceKaduthuruthy
As of August 25, 2020
Source: niyamasabha.org

On 19 March 2021, him and his colleague P. J. Joseph resigned from their respective MLA positions fearing disqualification due to issues relating to their newly formed party's symbol allocation.[1] He had won the 2021 Kerala Legislative Assembly election from Kaduthuruthy for 4000 votes.[2]

Early lifeEdit

He was born at Kaduthuruthy on 30 May 1964. His parents are O. Joseph and Mariamma Joseph. Mons graduated to M.A, LL.B, Advocate and served as Social and Political Worker. He entered politics through K.S.C while a student. He served as Chairman and General Secretary of K.S.C., Baselius College, Kottayam, President and General Secretary of Students Congress, President, Youth Front (J) State Committee and Kerala Congress Kottayam District Committee. He held position of President of the Post Graduate students' association and office bearer of various trade unions and served as member of the Kerala youth welfare committee, consumer protection committee, and Mahatma Gandhi University senate. He also held many students agitations.

Personal lifeEdit

Mons is married to Sonia, who works as a high school teacher. The couple have a son and a daughter; his son died in an accident in 2013.[3]


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Daily, Keralakaumudi. "P J Joseph and Mons Joseph quit MLA posts". Keralakaumudi Daily. Retrieved 19 March 2021.
  2. ^ "Kaduthuruthy Election Result 2021 Live Updates: Adv Mons Joseph of KEC Wins". www.news18.com. 2 May 2021. Retrieved 30 May 2021.
  3. ^ "Emmanuel Mons' son dies in 'freak mishap'".