P. K. Gurudasan

P. K. Gurudasan (born 10 July 1935) is an Indian politician, trade unionist, and a member of Communist Party of India (Marxist). He was the Minister for Excise, Labour and Employment in the Government of Kerala headed by VS Achuthananthan between 2006 and 2011.[1] He represented Kollam Assembly constituency in the Kerala Legislative Assembly from 2006 to 2016.[2] He is also[when?] the State President of Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) and a member of Central Committee of CPI(M).[3] Gurudasan earlier served as the General Secretary of Kerala State unit of CITU.[4][5][6]

P. K. Gurudasan
Member of Kerala Legislative Assembly
In office
Preceded byHimself
Succeeded byM. Mukesh
Minister of Excise, Labour and Employment
In office
Preceded byBabu Divakaran
Succeeded byShibu Baby John as (Minister of Labour and Employment)
K. Babu as (Minister of Excise)
Personal details
Born (1935-07-10) 10 July 1935 (age 85)
Paravur, Kollam district, Kerala, India
Political partyCommunist Party of India (Marxist)
Spouse(s)C. Lilly
ChildrenSeema Diva Roopa Giri


Gurudasn was born to Krishnan and Yesodha on 10 July 1935 at Paravur in Kollam district. After completing his school and college education Gurudasan joined in the communist party at a young age. He was jailed during the Emergency period for 19 months in Poojappura Central Prison.[3][7]

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  1. ^ "Council of Ministers - Kerala". Kerala Legislative Assembly. Retrieved 10 January 2010.
  2. ^ "Members of Legislative Assempbly". Government of Kerala. Archived from the original on 30 January 2010. Retrieved 10 January 2010.
  3. ^ a b "Shri.P.K. Gurudasan". Govt. of Kerala. Archived from the original on 24 June 2009. Retrieved 10 January 2010.
  4. ^ "P.K. Gurudasan denies AITUC allegations". The Hindu. 10 July 2005. Archived from the original on 30 May 2006. Retrieved 10 January 2010.
  5. ^ http://www.stateofkerala.in/niyamasabha/p_k_gurudasan.php
  6. ^ https://english.manoramaonline.com/news/kerala/2018/01/18/pk-gurudasan-collapses-during-cpm-meet-in-kochi.html
  7. ^ http://www.elections.in/kerala/assembly-constituencies/kollam.html

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