Son of Shri. T.U. Thomas and Smt. Philomina;
born at Angamaly on 17th
August 1950; BSc, L.L.B; Advocate; Social
and Political Worker.
Entered politics through K.S.U; Was
District Committee Member K.S.U; Convener, Youth
Congress, Angamaly Constituency; ousted from
Congress on account of Emergency in 1975; Was
Janata Party District Committee Member in 1977,
was Member, State Committee and National Council
(1980); District Vice-President (1981); After
the Union of Janata Party into Janata Dal in
1988 continued as District Vice-President, State
Executive Committee member and National Council
member; was Chairman, Angamaly Municipality
(1989-90); actively participated in various
Trade Union activities and office bearer of many
Trade Union Organisations; was Minister for
Transport from 17-8-09 in the LDF Ministry led
by Shri. V.S. Achuthanandan in 2006.
An active Member of Film Society
movement in Kerala; was Founder President,
Angamaly Film Society; National Council Member,
Federation of Film Societies of India; Director
Board Member, Kerala State Film Development
Corporation; noted Film Critic; write articles
on films in periodicals; Author of the book
“Cinemayum Rashtreeyavum”; Director of
documentary film “All for God’s sake”.
Started official life as Lawyer in the
High Court of Kerala (1975). Served as Special
Prosecutor, Senior Government Pleader, High
Court of Kerala, Central Government Standing
Counsel, Legal Advisor and Standing Counsel,
K.S.R.T.C.; Legal Advisor of many Nationalised
Banks and Insurance Companies; Notary Public in
Ernakulam District from 1989.
Previously elected to K.L.A. in 2006.