: Deputy Speaker. After graduating in Engineering, engaged in public service for nearly three decades holding senior positions in government; Was Director, Managing Director and Chairman of various Public Sector Undertakings, Co-operative institutions in the Public Sector; Member, Board of Directors, National Textile Corporation, Coir Board; Private Secretary to Shri. P.K. Raghavan, the then Minister for SC/ST development in the E.K. Nayanar Ministry; Chairman, Kerala Agricultural Workers Welfare Fund Board (2006-2009); Member, Travancore Devaswom Board. Member, C.P.I District Council, Thiruvananthapuram; Member, BKMU State Council.