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P Karunakaran

P Karunakaran


Karunakaran is the incumbent MP of Kasaragod constituency in Kera. He has won three consecutive elections in this region and successively thwarted INC's bid to the seat in each election. He got his first taste in politics when he took part in the student movement during the emergency.

Personal Life

Full Name P Karunakaran
Place of Birth Kiliyalam, Distt. Kasargod (Kerala)
Party name Communist Party Of India (marxist)
Education Post Graduate
Profession Social Worker Writer,Trade Unionist,Sportsperson
Father's Name Shri N. Koran
Mother's Name Smt. P. Chirutha
Spouse's Name Smt. Liala
No of Daughters 1


Permanent address Amaravathi Pallikkare, Nileshwaram (PO) Hosdurg Taluk, KasaragoodDist
Present address No.422, V.P. House, Rafi Marg, New Delhi - 110 001
Contact number 9868180357
Email pkarunakaranmp@gmail.com

Interesting Facts

He is married to the daughter of the communist leader A. K. Gopalan and Susheela Gopalan.

Political Timeline

  • 2015
    Member, General Purposes Committee.
  • 2014
    Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha for a third term by defeating Adv. T Siddique of INC.
  • 2014
    Member (Special Invitee), Business Advisory Committee.
  • 2014
    Chairperson, Committee on Absence of Members from the Sittings of the House, Member, Standing Committee on Information Technology, Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways.
  • 2010
    Member, Committee on Estimates.
  • 2009
    Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha for a second term from Kasaragod constituency in Kerala where he defeated Shahida Kamal of INC by a margin of 64000 votes.
  • 2009
    Member, Committee on Estimates.
  • 2009
    Member, Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture.
  • 2009
    Chairman, Committee on Subordinate Legislation.
  • 2006
    Member, Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism & Culture.
  • 2004
    Member, Standing Committee on Information Technology.
  • 2005
    Member, Estimates Committee
  • 2004
    Elected to 14th Lok Sabha from Kasaragod constituency in Kerala where he defeated N A Mohammed by a margin of more than one lah votes.
  • 1977
    Member, Kerala Legislative Assembly for two two terms from Trikkarpur constituency in Kerala where he defeated P.T Jose of KEC by a margin of 6120 votes in 1977.
Net Worth59 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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