Mullakkara Retnakaran

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Mullakkara Retnakaran (മുല്ലക്കര രത്നാകരൻ) (born 9 May 1954) is an Indian politician from Kollam, Kerala and former and the Minister for Agriculture in Kerala.[3] He is the State Executive Member of Communist Party of India CPI, Kerala since 2005. He is a Member in the 14th Kerala Legislative Assembly representing Chadayamangalam constituency in Kollam district since 2006.[4] He is the Chairman of Legislative Committee on Environment, Kerala since 25 January 2019.[5][6][7] He served as the Minister of Agriculture in the 12th Legislative assembly of Kerala.[8][9]

Mullakkara Retnakaran (മുല്ലക്കര രത്നാകരൻ)
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Mullakkara Retnakaran
Member of Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
Preceded byPrayar Gopalakrishnan
ConstituencyChadayamangalam, Kollam
Minister of Agriculture, Govt of Kerala
In office
Preceded byK. R. Gowri Amma
Succeeded byK. P. Mohanan
Chairman, Legislative Committee on Environment, Kerala
Assumed office
25 January 2019
CPI State Executive Member[1]
Assumed office
Personal details
P. Retnakaran

(1954-05-09) May 9, 1954 (age 67)
Mullakkara, Kollam district, Kerala, India
Political partyCommunist Party of India
Spouse(s)Geetha Raghavan[2]
ResidenceAmbalakkara, Kottarakkara, Kollam

Political careerEdit

Mullakkara Retnakaran became a member in Communist Party of India in 1978. He has served as All India Youth Federation (AIYF) State President and Secretary. During his political career, Retnakaran went to jail several times in connection with agitations, including "Job or Jail" strike.[10]

Personal lifeEdit

Retnakaran is the son of Purushothaman and Sulochana. He was born at Mullakkara, Kollam on 9 May 1954. He lives at Ambalakkara, Kottarakkara, Kollam. He is married to Geetha Raghavan. She was retired as the Principal of CP Higher Secondary School, Kuttikkadu, Kadakkal.[11]


  1. Samarathanalil (സമരത്തണലിൽ), Published by Prabhath Book House in 2019.[12][13]
  2. Mahabharathathiloode (മഹാഭാരതത്തിലൂടെ), Published by Sankeerthanam Publications in 2020.[14]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "4 new faces on CPI executive panel". The Hindu. 15 May 2018. Retrieved 6 July 2020.
  2. ^
  3. ^ "General Info - Kerala Legislature".
  4. ^ "Fourteenth Kerala Legislative Assembly". Government of Kerala.
  5. ^ "Committees - Kerala Legislature".
  6. ^ "Timeline set for Vellayani facelift". Deccan Chronicle. 10 April 2018.
  7. ^ "Members - Kerala Legislature".
  8. ^ ": Agriculture Minister Mullakkara Retnakaran inaugurating the 25th State conference of the 'Kerala Yuktivadi Sangham'... | The Hindu Images".
  9. ^ Mathew, Roy (28 August 2010). "Minister objects to Biotechnology Bill" – via
  10. ^ "Mullakkara Ratnakaran". Government of Kerala. Archived from the original on 24 June 2009. Retrieved 20 December 2009.
  11. ^ [1]
  12. ^ "വെളിയം ഭാര്‍ഗവന്റെ ഓര്‍മ്മകളുമായി മുല്ലക്കരയുടെ 'സമരത്തണലില്‍' പ്രകാശനം ചെയ്തു • ഇ വാർത്ത | evartha". ഇ വാർത്ത | evartha. 19 September 2019.
  13. ^ Solutions, MistAllianz Info. "Prabhath Book House". Prabhath Book House.
  14. ^ "മഹാഭാരതത്തിലൂടെ".

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