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Vayalar Ravi Biography

About Vayalar Ravi

Full Name Shri Vayalar Ravi
Elected fromKerala
DOB June 4, 1937
Place of Birth Vayalar, Distt. Alappuzha (Kerala)
Political PartyIndian National Congress
Father's NameShri M.K. Krishnan
Mother's NameShrimati Devaky Krishnan
Delhi Address7, Safdarjung Road, New Delhi - 110029
Telephone No.23792148, 23792149,
Permanent AddressKumarapuram, Medical College P.O., Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
Marital StatusMarried on 9/6/1969
SpouseShrimati Mercy Ravi (Ex-Member, Kerala Legislative Assembly)
ChildrenOne son and two daughters
EducationM.A., B.L. Educated at S.D. College, Alappuzha, Maharajas College, Ernakulam and Law College, Ernakulam
Profession before joining politics Political Activist and Writer
Positions Held1971-77 Member, Fifth Lok Sabha 1977-79 Member, Sixth Lok Sabha 1982 Home Minister, Kerala 1982-91 Member, Kerala Legislative Assembly July 1994 Elected to Rajya Sabha April 2003 Elected to Rajya Sabha June 2003-Feb. 2004 Member, Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture June 2003-July 2004 Member, Committee on Petitions Aug. 2003 - June 2006 Member, Rubber Board Member, Coir Board Aug. 2004 - Jan. 2006 Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Human Resource Development Oct. 2004 - Jan. 2006 Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Civil Aviation Member, General Purposes Committee 29 Jan. 2006 - 26 May 2014 Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs 6 April 2008-22 May 2009 Minister of Parliamentary Affairs April 2009 Re-elected to Rajya Sabha 19 Jan. 2011-18 Dec. 2011 Minister of Civil Aviation 10 Aug. 2012-28 Oct. 2012 Minister of Science and Technology, Minister of Earth Sciences and Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (Additional Charge)
Term22/04/2009 to 21/04/2015
Member ofRajya Sabha
Shri Vayalar Ravi

Last Updated on 22 November, 2017.

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