K. Krishnankutty

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K. Krishnankutty
കെ. കൃഷ്ണൻകുട്ടി
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Krishnankutty Minister of Kerala
Minister for Electricity and ANERT, Government of Kerala
Assumed office
20 May 2021 (2021-05-20)
Chief MinisterPinarayi Vijayan
Preceded byM. M. Mani
Member of the Kerala Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
2 June 2016 (2016-06-02)
Preceded byPalode santhosh
Vijayan ministry|Minister for electricity and anert , Government of Kerala
In office
26 November 2018 (2018-11-26) – 3 May 2021 (2021-05-03)
Chief MinisterPinarayi Vijayan
Preceded byP. J. Joseph
Succeeded by[Palode Santhosh]]
Member of the Kerala Legislative Assembly
In office
1991 (1991)–1996 (1996)
Preceded byK. A. Chandran
Succeeded byK. Achuthan
In office
1980 (1980)–1987 (1987)
Preceded byP. Shankar
Succeeded byK. A. Chandran
Personal details
Born (1944-08-13) 13 August 1944 (age 78)
Perumatty, Malabar District, Madras Presidency, British India
(present day Palakkad, Kerala, India)
Political partyJanata Dal (Secular)
Other political
SpouseK. Vilasini
Residence(s)Periyar, Cliff House Compound, Nanthencode, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
CabinetPinaryi vijayan 2.0

K. Krishnankutty (born 13 August 1944) is an Indian politician and the current Minister for Electricity,[1][2] Government of Kerala and MLA of Chittur constituency[3] and the former Minister for Water Resources of Kerala state. He started his political career with the Congress party and became a KPCC member in 1969 and continued till the inception of Janata Party.[4]He was elected to the ministry of kerala in 2018 because of Palode Santhosh .He is a strong supporter of Cooperative Movement in Kerala.[5] He has previously held the responsibility of being the President of Perumatty Service Co-operative Bank, the Director of Palghat District Co-operative Bank and Kerala State Co-operative Bank.[4] He became a legislator in 6th, 7th, 9th and the 14th Kerala Legislative Assembly.[4] He became a Minister in Pinarayi Vijayan's Ministry, after replacing Mathew T. Thomas, the legislator from Thiruvalla constituency.[6]

He is the former Kerala State President of the Janata Dal (Secular).[7]

He was born to Kunjukutty and Janaki of Ezhuthani in Perumatty on 13 August 1944.[8] He completed 8th standard from Government S. M. High School, Tattamangalam.[8]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 21 May 2021. Retrieved 21 May 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Notifications - Government of Kerala, India". kerala.gov.in. Retrieved 21 May 2021.
  3. ^ "Kerala Assembly Election 2016 Results". Kerala Legislature. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
  4. ^ a b c "Members - Kerala Legislature". www.niyamasabha.org. Retrieved 8 May 2020.
  5. ^ "K Krishnankutty sworn in as new Kerala Minister for Water Resources". www.thenewsminute.com. 28 November 2018. Retrieved 8 May 2020.
  6. ^ "K Krishnankutty: From a true son of soil to top echelons of power". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 8 May 2020.
  7. ^ "Kerala: LDF constituent JD(S) changes minister, K Krishnankutty takes charge of Water Resources Ministry". The Indian Express. 27 November 2018. Retrieved 8 May 2020.
  8. ^ a b "K Krishnankutty(Independent(IND)):Constituency- CHITTUR(PALAKKAD) - Affidavit Information of Candidate". myneta.info. Retrieved 8 May 2020.