N. Jayaraj

Dr. Narayana Kurup Jayaraj (Malayalam: എന്‍. ജയരാജ്‌‌) (born 1 January 1956) is an Indian politician and is the current MLA of Kanjirappally representing Kerala Congress (M). Son of Shri K. Narayana Kurup and Smt. K. Leela, Dr. N. Jayaraj was a member of the state committee of Kerala Youth Front (M). He is also a founding member of Sanskruti, a movement for the cultural development of the Vazhoor locality. [2]

Dr. N. Jayaraj
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N. Jayaraj in 2020
Chief Whip of the Kerala Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
3 June 2021 (2021-06-03)
Preceded byK. Rajan
Member of Legislative Assembly, Kerala
Assumed office
Preceded byAlphons Kannanthanam
Personal details
Born (1956-01-01) 1 January 1956 (age 65)
Political partyKerala Congress (M)
Spouse(s)S. Geetha
ChildrenOne daughter
ParentsK. Narayana Kurup
K. Leela Devi
ResidenceKarukachal, Kottayam

He is awarded Ph.D. from Kerala University on the topic "Revenue Expenditure Pattern and its Implication on Economic Development of Kerala". He is a retired college lecturer from NSS Hindu College Perunna. He was a member of Kottayam district panchayat twice before getting elected to Kerala Legislative Assembly. An active participant in environmental issues and General Editor of 'Ela', an Environment Magazine, he is the founder of 'Ente Manimalayar'- an organisation for conservation of Manimalayar..