Adoor Prakash

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Adoor Prakash
Adoor Prakash
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
Assumed office
17 June 2019 (2019-06-17)
SpeakerOm Birla
Preceded byAnirudhan Sampath
Minister for Health,
Government of Kerala
In office
23 May 2011 – 12 April 2012
Chief MinisterOommen Chandy
Preceded byP. K. Sreemathy
Succeeded byV. S. Sivakumar
Minister for Revenue,
Government of Kerala
In office
12 April 2012 – 20 May 2016
Chief MinisterOommen Chandy
Preceded byThiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan
Succeeded byE. Chandrasekharan
Minister for Food and Civil Supplies,
Government of Kerala
In office
5 September 2004 – 12 May 2006
Chief MinisterOommen Chandy
Preceded byG. Karthikeyan
Succeeded byC. Divakaran
Member of Kerala Legislative Assembly
In office
Preceded byA. Padmakumar
Succeeded byK. U. Jenish Kumar
Personal details
Born (1952-05-24) 24 May 1952 (age 71)
Adoor, State of Travancore–Cochin (present day Kerala), India
Political partyIndian National Congress
SpouseJayasree Prakash
Alma mater

Adoor Prakash (born 24 May 1956) is an Indian politician from the Indian National Congress. He is currently the Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha, representing Attingal constituency of Kerala.

He was the Minister of Kerala, India. He has deep family roots in Moonnalam, Adoor. He came to active politics through the Student movement of Kerala Students Union. He was elected to the Kerala Legislative Assembly consecutively from Konni Constituency in 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 and 2016 General Elections as a candidate of Indian National Congress. He served as the Minister of Health and Coir in the Oommen Chandy Ministry from 2011 to 2012.[1] Later in the cabinet reshuffle, he was made the minister of land revenue in 2012. He was also the Minister of Food & Civil supplies in the first Oommen Chandy Ministry from 2004 to 2006. He was elected to the Loksabha from Attingal constituency in 2019.

Personal life[edit]

Prakash was born in Adoor on 24 May 1952 to N. Kunjuraman and V. M. Vilasini. He studied at the Sree Narayana College, Chempazhanthy and The Kerala Law Academy Law College, Thiruvananthapuram and graduated with a B.A. and LL.B. He's married to Jayasree and the couple has three children.



  1. ^ "Members - Kerala Legislature". Retrieved 7 September 2020.