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 A.K. Antony
Chief Minister from 27 April 1977 to 27 October 1978, from 22 March 1995 to 09 May 1996 and from 17 May 2001 to 29 August 2004; Opposition Leader 10th KLA during 1996-2001.

Member, 4th KLA [Sherthalai-Congress (R)], 
5th KLA [Kazhakkootam-INC], 
(Elected in bye-election held on 23-10-1977 and took oath on 26.10.1977), 
9th KLA [Thirurangadi-INC], 
(Elected in bye-election held on 30-5-1995 and took oath on 1.6.1995), 
10th KLA [Sherthalai-INC], 
11th KLA [Sherthalai-INC]
(Resigned membership on 8-6-2005).

Son of Shri Arakkaparambil Kurian Pillai and Smt. Elikutty; born on 28 December 1940; 
Wife: Elizabeth Antony; 2 Sons. 

Graduate, LLB; 

Other Positions Held and details:

Cabinet Minister for Defence from 24 October 2006 onwards; 
Cabinet Minister for Civil Supplies, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution, Government of India (1993-95); 

Chairman, Committee of Privileges (1977-1978); 
Leader of the House (27-02-1978 to 27-10-1978); 
Member, Rajya Sabha  (1985-1991), (1991 to 1995), (2005 –2006) and from April 2010 onwards; 

President, KSU (1964-66), Kerala Pradesh Youth Congress (1966-69), KPCC (1973-77), (1978-82) & (1987-92); General Secretary, AICC (1984-87); KPCC (1969-73); Convenor, State Laison Committee of the Ruling Coalition (1970-77);  Acting Treasurer, AICC (1994-95); Member, Congress Working Committee; Central Disciplinary Action Committee of AICC, Central Election Committee of AICC; Went on Hunger March twice by foot from Kasaragod to Thiruvananthapuram; Actively participated in Student, Youth and Labour Movements; Seriously injured and hospitalised due to Police Lathi Charge while participating in the fishermen agitation at Veluthulli near Sherthala; Publisher “Veekshanam” Daily (1978-82).


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