K. Suresh Kurup

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Suresh Kurup
Member of the Kerala Legislative Assembly
In office
1 June 2011 (2011-06-01) – 24 May 2021 (2021-05-24)
Preceded byThomas Chazhikadan
Succeeded byV. N. Vasavan
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
1998 (1998)–2009 (2009)
Preceded byRamesh Chennithala
Succeeded byJose K. Mani
In office
1984 (1984)–1989 (1989)
Preceded bySkariah Thomas
Succeeded byRamesh Chennithala
Personal details
Born (1956-05-25) 25 May 1956 (age 67)
Kottayam, State of Travancore–Cochin
(present day Kerala), India
Political partyCommunist Party of India (Marxist)
SpouseSavithry Nampoothiri
  • Kunjan Pillai
  • Bharathy Amma
Alma mater
As of 3 August, 2009
Source: [1]

K. Suresh Kurup (born 25 May 1956) is an Indian politician and a member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist). He was a member of the Kerala Legislative Assembly representing Ettumanoor constituency from 1 June 2011 to 24 May 2021.

He was a member of the 8th, 12th, 13th and 14th Lok Sabha from Kottayam constituency of Kerala.

Personal life[edit]

K. Suresh Kurup was born on 25 May 1956 as the son of Kunjan Pillai and Bharathy Amma at Kottayam in the erstwhile State of Travancore–Cochin.

He was educated at CMS College in Kottayam, NSS Hindu College, Changanassery and The Kerala Law Academy Law College, Thiruvananthapuram. He has B.A and LL.B degrees and has practised as a lawyer.

He is married to Savithry Nampoothiri and has two sons.[1]

Political career[edit]

Kurup was chairman of the Kerala University Students Union in 1978-1979 and president of the state branch of the Students Federation of India between 1982 and 1985.

In 1984, Kurup was elected to the 8th Lok Sabha. He was elected to the 12th Lok Sabha in 1998 and to the 13th Lok Sabha in 1999, as well as to the 14th Lok Sabha in 2004.[1]

Kurup won the Ettumanoor constituency in the elections for the Legislative Assembly of Kerala in 2011 and 2016.


  1. ^ a b "Biodata of Mr. K. Suresh Kurup (CPIM)". Legislative Assembly of Kerala. April 2009. Retrieved 25 February 2018.