N. N. Krishnadas

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N. N. Krishnadas
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
Preceded byV. S. Vijayaraghavan
Succeeded byM. B. Rajesh
Personal details
Born (1959-03-12) 12 March 1959 (age 64)
Palakkad, Kerala, India
Political partyCPI(M)
SpouseK. Geetha

N. N. Krishnadas (born 12 March 1959) was a member of the 12th, 13th and 14th Lok Sabha of India. He represented the Palakkad constituency of Kerala and is a state committee member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist).

During the 2008 Mumbai attacks he was a victim of hostage situation at Mumbai's Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. He was taken to Azad Nagar police station where he was interviewed by The Telegraph regarding his ordeal there. Krishnadas has told the newspaper that two masked men ran in with machine guns as he was about to order from the menu in the restaurant which was part of a hotel. He ducked under the table, and spent time there in fear and shock, until the employee told him and other visitors about the emergency exit. He was liberated around 8:30 am. Before that, he also witnessed how two foreigners, who tried to escape, got gunned down by the attackers and even heard an explosion.[1]

In 2016 he was chosen as a candidate for CPI(M) in Palakkad assembly constituency to run against Shafi Parambil, but lost in the due run.


  1. ^ Jayanth, Jacob (28 November 2008). "MP ducks under table". The Telegraph. Archived from the original on 11 March 2018. Retrieved 11 March 2018.