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Anto Antony

Anto Antony


Anto Antony Punnathaniyil is a sitting member of the 15th Lok Sabha from the Pathanamthitta electoral district in Kerala. He is a member of the Indian National Congress and on 16 May 2009, in the first election held in this newly apportioned district, he was elected as a United Democratic Front (UDF) candidate by 408,232 votes over K. Ananthagopan of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) with 297,026 and B. Radhakrishna Menon of the Bharatiya Janata Party with 56,294 and three other candidates. In 2004, he had lost in the Kottayam race to CPI(M) candidate K. Suresh Kurup, by 341,213 votes to his 298,299. He won Lok Sabha elections from Pathanamthitta in 2009 and 2014.

Personal Life

Full Name Anto Antony
Date of Birth 01 May 1957 (Age 62)
Place of Birth Vill. Moonnilavu, Distt. Kottayam (Kerala)
Party name Indian National Congress
Education Graduate
Profession Agriculturist
Father's Name Shri Kuruvilla Antony
Mother's Name Smt. Chinnamma Antony
Spouse's Name Smt. Grace Anto
No of Sons 1
No of Daughters 1


Permanent address (i) 44,Skyline, Palmspring Villa,Vadavathoor, P.O. Kottayam,Kerala-68964509447010000 (M)(ii) Catholicate College Jn., PathanamthittaKeralaTelefax : (0468) 2204400
Present address 90, South Avenue,New Delhi - 110 011Telefax : (011) 23795376, 09013180320(M)
Contact number 9447010000
Email anto.antony@ymail.com

Interesting Facts

He is interested in education, environment and rural development.

Political Timeline

  • 2014
    Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
  • 2009
    Member, Standing Committee on Energy
  • 2014
    Member, Committee on Government Assurances
  • 2014
    Member, Standing Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution
  • 2009
    Member, Standing Committee on External Affairs
  • 2009
    Member, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table
  • 2014
    Anto Antony was re-elected to the 16th Lok Sabha for the 2nd term by defeating Adv. Peelipose Thomas, a Independent candidate from Pathanamthitta constituency.
  • 2009
    Anto Antony was elected to the 15th Lok Sabha from Pathanamthitta electoral district in Kerala.
Net Worth12 LAKHS
Liabilities42.11 LAKHS

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.


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