TM Jacob

T M Jacob (Sept 16, 1950 – Oct 30, 2011) 

Kerala Food and Civil Supplies Minister Shri.T M Jacob passed away.

T M Jacob, famous Parliamentarian and senior Kerala Congress leader, was born on 16th September,1950 as the son of Shri. T.S. Mathew and Smt. Annamma Mathew.
Entering politics while a student, he subsequently became a Member of the Kerala Congress in 1964.
Shri. T.M. Jacob became elected to the Kerala Legislative Assembly for the first time in 1977, from Piravom constituency and remained a member consecutively from 5th K.L.A to 11th K.L.A., representing Piravom and Kothamangalam constituencies .
General Secretary of K.S.C (student wing of Kerala Congress) in 1971.
State President of K.S.C  --1972 to 1975
President of K.Y.F.          --1976 to 1978
General Secretary of Kerala Congress -- 1979 to 1982 and 1987 to 1991.
Served as Minister:
Minister for Education    -----24.05.1982 to 25.03.1987 (Ministry headed by Sri. K. Karunakaran)
Minister for Irrigation and Cultural Affairs--- 29.6.1991 to 16.3.1995 (Ministry headed by Shri. K. Karunakaran )  ---22.3.1995 to 9.5.1996 (Ministry of Shri A.K. Antony )
Minister for Water Resources ----17.05.2001 to 29.08.2004 (Ministry of Shri A.K. Antony)
Minister for Food and Civil Supplies--- 18.05.2011 to 30.10.2011 (Ministry of Shri Oommen Chandy)
He was also an elected Member of the Kerala University Academic Council of the Faculty of Law.
His books ‘Ente China Paryadanam(Malayalam) and ‘ My China Diary’ (English).
His wife is Smt. Annie Jacob and they have one son (Anoop) and one daughter (Ambili).

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