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Ramesh Chennithala

Ramesh Chennithala


Ramesh Chennithala was born at Chennithala, Mavelikara, Kerala in 1956 to V. Ramakrishnan Nair and Devakiamma. He studied B.A.(Economics), LLB. He went on to become a politician, affiliated to the Indian National Congress, and the Leader of the Opposition in the Kerala Legislative Assembly since 2016. He has served as a Member of Parliament and as state home minister in the Government of Kerala.

Personal Life

Full Name Ramesh Chennithala
Date of Birth 25 May 1956 (Age 63)
Place of Birth Mavelikkara
Party name Indian National Congress
Education Graduate
Profession Minister (Home and Vigilance) Kerala
Father's Name V. Ramakrishnan Nair
Mother's Name Devakiamma
Spouse's Name Anita Ramesh
Spouse's Profession Development officer
No of Sons 2


Permanent address Kottoor Kizhakkethil Thripperumthura PO, Chennithala, Mavelikkara,Alleppey Dist., Kerala, Pin 690105
Present address Kottoor Kizhakkethil Thripperumthura PO, Chennithala, Mavelikkara,Alleppey Dist., Kerala, Pin 690105
Contact number 9447777100 , 0479-2415555
Email NA
Social Handles

Interesting Facts

In 1982, he became All India President of NSUI and later, in the same year got elected as MLA from Haripad Constituency.
In 1985, he became the General Secretary of Indian Youth Congress (I) and went on to become the youngest Minister (Rural Development) in the Ministry of K. Karunakaran in 1986 at the age of 29.

Political Timeline

  • 2016
    Again won assembly election and then became the leader of the Opposition of the Kerala Legislative Assembly.
  • 2014
    Minister of Home Affairs Kerala for two years.
  • 2011
    He was re-elected from Haripad constituency and became Member of the Kerala Legislative Assembly.
  • 2005
    President of the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee till 2014.
  • 1989–1998
    Member of Parliament for Kottayam Constituency.
  • 1987
    Ramesh Chennithala was elected from Haripad constituency and became Minister of Rural Development Kerala State for 1 year.
Net Worth3.53 CRORE

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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