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K K Shailaja Teacher

K K Shailaja Teacher


Smt. K. K. Shailaja Teacher entered politics through Students Federation of India (SFI) activities and later become a member of CPI (M) Central Committee. She is an active politician from Kerala. She is Minister of Health and Social Justice of Kerala and the current MLA of Kuthuparamba. She is one of the two female ministers of Pinarayi Vijayan Cabinet. She hails from Kannur district of Kerala. She is the State Secretary of All India Democratic Women's Association and Joint Secretary of its Central Committee.

Personal Life

Full Name K K Shailaja Teacher
Date of Birth 20 Sep 1956 (Age 64)
Place of Birth Koothuparamba
Party name Communist Party Of India (marxist)
Education Graduate
Profession Rtd. Teacher
Father's Name NA
Mother's Name NA
Spouse's Name K Bhaskaran
Spouse's Profession Rtd. Teacher
No of Sons 2


Permanent address Aarathi Pazhassi Uruvachal
Present address Aarathi Pazhassi Uruvachal
Email NA

Interesting Facts

She is one of the two female ministers of Pinarayi Vijayan Cabinet. She has authored two books- "Indian Varthamanavum Sthreesamoohavum" and "China- Rashtram, Rashtreeyam, Kazhchakal". Was Chief Editor of "Sthree Sabdam" and also worked in Sivapuram High School in Kannur as Science Teacher earlier.

Political Timeline

  • 2016
    This time she contested again from Kuthuparamba and won against JD(U) candidate K P Mohanan. Later she was elected as the Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Kerala.
  • 2011
    Teacher lost her Peravoor seat to Congress candidate Adv.Sunny Joseph.
  • 2006
    K K Shylaja Teacher contested from Peravoor and won against Professor A.D Mustafa.
  • 2001
    Instead of Shailja, Pinarayee Vijayan contested and won. Finally, the seat was retained with CPM.
  • 1996
    Smt. Shailja successfully contested in Kerala Legislative Assembly elections from Pinarayee Vijayan's seat Kuthuparamba. She defeated M.P.Krishnan Nair of INC.
Net Worth60.98 LAKHS
Liabilities29.76 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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