Purushan Kadalundy

Purushan Kadalundy (born 15 November 1957; Kadalundi) is a member of 13th Kerala Legislative Assembly. He belongs to Communist Party of India (Marxist) and represents Balussery constituency.[1][2]

Purushan Kadalundi
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Purushan Kadalundy
Member of Kerala Legislative Assembly
ConstituencyBalussery
Personal details
Born (1957-11-15) 15 November 1957 (age 63)
Kadalundi
NationalityIndian
Political partyCommunist Party of India (Marxist)
Spouse(s)M.C Chandrika
Children3 sons
ResidenceChevarambalam, Kozhikode

Political and literary lifeEdit

He started his political career through K.S.Y.F. He was arrested for presenting the play Pattini (hunger) during national emergency. He has received Jyothi Bahulae National Award of Kendra Dalit Sahitya Academy (2002), Abu Dhabi Sakthi Award (2005), Sreekantan Nair Smaraka Puraskaram, V.K. Krishana Menon Award, Thoppil Bhasi Award and National Safety Award. He has served as the secretary of Kerala Sahitya Academy. Presently, he is the state vice president of Purogamana Kala Sahitya Sangam and member of Samskarika Kshemanithi Board. He is also the director of Kerala SC/ST Development Corporation and Chairman of Orchard Theatre for Children.

Personal lifeEdit

He is the son of P.K Kanaran and Ammalukutty. He is a playwright, and writer. He is married to M.C Chandrika and has three sons. He resides at Chevarambalam, Kozhikode.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Members - Kerala Legislature". Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  2. ^ Aswathi Krishna (18 January 2013). "The politician and the playwright". The New Indian Express. ENS. Retrieved 11 March 2018.