Second Namboodiripad ministry

The Council of Ministers (1967–69) of Legislative Assembly, Kerala state (better known as E. M. S. Namboodiripad ministry – second term) was the Council of Ministers, the executive wing of state government, in the Indian state of Kerala. The ministry was led (Chief Minister) by Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader E. M. S. Namboodiripad from 6 March 1967 to 1 November 1969 and had thirteen ministries.[1]

Second E M S ministry
4th Cabinet of Kerala
Date formed6 March 1967
Date dissolved1 November 1969
People and organisations
Head of governmentE. M. S. Namboodiripad
Member partyCommunist Party of India (Marxist)
Opposition partyIndian National Congress
Election(s)1967 Kerala Legislative Assembly election
PredecessorR. Sankar Ministry
SuccessorFirst Achutha Menon Ministry

Council of MinistersEdit

SL No. Name Portfolio Notes
1. E. M. S. Namboodiripad Chief Minister
2. K. R. Gowri Amma Minister for Revenue, Food and Civil Supplies
3. E. K. Imbichibava Minister for Transport & Communication
4. M.K. Krishnan Minister for Forest and Harijan welfare
5. P. R. Kurup Minister for Irrigation and Co-operation Resigned w.e.f 21st October, 1969
6. P.K. Kunju Minister for Finance Resigned w.e.f. 13th May 1969
7. C. H. Mohammed Koya Minister for Education Resigned w.e.f. 21st October, 1969
8. M. P. M. Ahammed Kurikkal Minister for Panchayath and community development Expired on 24th October, 1968
(8) K. Avukaderkutty Naha Assumed office on 9th November 1968 and Resigned w. e. f. 21st October 1969
9. M. N. Govindan Nair Minister for Agriculture and Electricity Resigned w.e.f. 21st October, 1969
10. T. V. Thomas Minister for Industries Resigned w.e.f. 21st October, 1969
11. B. Wellington Minister for Health Resigned w.e.f. 21st October, 1969
12. T. K. Divakaran Minister for Public Works Resigned w.e.f. 21st October, 1969
13. Mathai Manjooran Minister for labour

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Council of Ministers since 1967 – First Kerala Legislative Assembly". Government of Kerala. Archived from the original on 8 July 2016.