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K.V. Thomas

K.V. Thomas


K V Thomas is an active politician from Kerala. He joined INC in 1970 and worked his way up the ranks culminating in his appointment a Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, 2nd UPA Government. He represented Ernakulam Constituency from 2009 to 2019.

Personal Life

Full Name K.V. Thomas
Date of Birth 10 May 1946 (Age 76)
Place of Birth Kumbalanghi, Distt. Kochi (Kerala)
Party name Indian National Congress
Education Post Graduate
Profession Professor Trade Unionist, Writer, Social Worker, Agriculturist
Father's Name Late Shri Kuruppassery Devassey Varkey
Mother's Name Late Smt. Rosa Varkey
Spouse's Name Smt. Sherly Thomas
Spouse's Profession Housewife
Children 2 Son(s) 1 Daughter(s)


Permanent address Kuruppasseril, Thoppumpady
Present address 17, B.R. Mehta Lane, K.G. Marg, New Delhi - 110 001
Email prof.kvthomas2014@gmail.com

Interesting Facts about K.V. Thomas

Thomas holds an MSc degree in Chemistry and was a Professor of Chemistry for a period of 33 years at Sacred Heart College.

Political Timeline of K.V. Thomas

  • 2014
    Thomas was re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha and is representing Ernakulam constituency for a fifth term.
  • 2009
    He was re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha and was inducted in the cabinet as the Union Minister of State, Agriculture, Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public Distribution and Union Minister of State Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution.
  • 2001
    Thomas was appointed the Minister for Tourism, Fisheries, and Excise, Govt. of Kerala.
  • 2001
    He was elected the Member, Kerala Legislative Assembly for two terms from 2001-2009.
  • 1989
    He was re-elected to 9th Lok Sabha to serve a second term in Ernakulam. Thoma retained the seat in 10th Lok Sabha by defeating V. Viswanatha Menon of CPM.
  • 1984
    Thomas was elected to 8th Lok Sabha from Ernakulam in Kerala.
  • 1970
    He became a Member of Indian National Congress (I.N.C).

K.V. Thomas Early Life

  • 1970
    He was a Professor of Chemistry at Sacred Heart College.


Thomas has published five books and has written articles for Malayalam Daily.
Net Worth1.13 CRORE
Liabilities5.22 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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