Subsequently, he earned B.A. Pinarayi Vijayan (born 24 May 1945 in Pinarayi)[2] is an Indian politician who is the current Chief Minister of Kerala, serving since 25 May 2016. He will return to Thiruvananthapuram only after casting his vote in the Local Self Government Polls on December 14. Kerala has become the first state in the country to have high-tech classrooms or high-tech labs in all government-run and aided schools, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Monday. [5][6], Vijayan was born on 24 May 1945 in Pinarayi village of Malabar district in Madras Presidency, as the youngest son of Koran and Kalyani. Became a member of the politburo the CPI(M). He was arrested and allegedly tortured by the police during the Emergency. Pinarayi Vijayan has assets worth Rs 1.07 crore, including immovable assets worth Rs 86.9 lakh. From 1964, he did his Bachelor of Arts studies in Economics. Vijayan won a seat in the May 2016 Kerala Legislative Assembly election as the CPI(M) candidate for Dharmadom constituency[4] and was selected as the leader of the Left Democratic Front (LDF) and became the 12th Chief Minister of Kerala. Elected to the Kannur district committee of CPI(M). Eventually, he became Kerala state secretary in 1998. He became the president of the state committee. CPM state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday refused to comment on the controversy over his source of funds to get his son, Vivek Kiran, pursue a Rs 50-lakh MBA course at Birmingham University. Here click on the “Privacy & Security” options listed on the left hand side of the page. Pinarayi was reinstated into the Politburo later.[11]. In 1962, he joined the Government Brennen College, Thalassery for pre university studies. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has promised help to the children of the Kerala couple - Rajan and Ambili - who died due to accidental immolation. During that period, when communists in Kerala were organising the political activities from different hide-outs, Pinarayi Vijayan was imprisoned for one and a half years. After successfully completing his schooling from Pinarayi Saradavilasam Lower Primary School and Peralassery High School, Pinarayi Vijayan worked as a handloom weaver for a year. He was born in a poor family in Kannur district, and completed his schooling from the Peralassery High School. Their five-year-old son Ishan is perhaps Vijayan’s best friend. Ltd. Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox? Won his first Kerala Assembly elections from the Koothuparamba constituency, defeating Thayath Raghavan of the PSP. He was the Minister for Electric power and Co-operatives in the E.K. Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan casts his vote at a polling station in Kannur's Pinarayi. Image Courtesy: Pinarayi Vijayan's Twitter As part of the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government’s efforts to revamp general education facilities in Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday inaugurated 34 new school buildings in different constituencies. The Chief Minister also laid the foundation stones of 54 school buildings … He then moved on to Kerala State Youth Federation (KSYF), which later became the Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI). Nayanar ministry from 1996 to 1998. He was elected to the CPI(M) Kerala state committee. As CPI(M) state secretary, Pinarayi Vijayan demanded that the Catholic Church in Kerala withdraw a controversial pastoral letter. The "ONEINDIA" word mark and logo are owned by One.in Digitech Media Pvt. Last Updated: 17th December, 2020 15:08 IST ED Now Begins Grilling Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan's Additional Private Secretary Additional private Secretary to the Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan, Raveendran, has appeared for questioning at the Kochi Enforcement Directorate office. Secretary of the Kerala state committee of the, In first of its kind in India, the Pinarayi Vijayan ministry introduced a yearly, His ministry introduced four missions for building. This is the stand of the government,” he told reporters at Kannur. He became the CPI(M) Kerala state secretary in 1998, and remained in the position till 2015. Also read: Road ahead not easy for new Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan. Accusing the Congress of having always adopted a “soft-Hindutva line”, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said there was little surprise in the statement of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra that the bhoomi pujan for Ram temple in Ayodhya should be seen as a celebration of national unity, fraternity and cultural affinity. Pinarayi Vijayan Early life and Education. In 1998, he became the state secretary of the CPI(M), following the death of the incumbent Chadayan Govindan. He had 14 siblings of which only three survived. [3] A member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), he was the longest-serving secretary of the Kerala State Committee of the CPI(M) from 1998 to 2015. For the first time in India, an all-woman police squad called. Veena is married to Suneesh, an advocate in Thiruvananthapuram. He eventually joined the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in 1964. Their five-year-old son Ishan is perhaps Vijayan’s best friend. Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The classes are likely to begin in January first week. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a charge sheet against M Sivashankar, former Principal Secretary to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, in a case related to money laundering. State president and secretary of Kerala Student's Federation and president of Kerala State Youth Federation. The CM with the lowest declared asset was Tripura's Manik Sarkar with assets worth Rs 27 lakh, followed by West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee (over Rs 30 lakh) and Jammu and Kashmir's Mehbooba Mufti (Rs 56 lakh). CPM state secretary Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday refused to comment on the controversy over his source of funds to get his son, Vivek Kiran, pursue a Rs 50-lakh MBA course at Birmingham University. (Photo: ANI) There are 89,74,993 voters in the final round, including 42,87,597 men, 46,87,310 women and 86 transgenders, State Election Commission (SEC) V Bhaskaran told ANI. Served as the Minister of Electricity and Minister of Co-operatives in Kerala. To Start receiving timely alerts please follow the below steps: Keep youself updated with latest News, Videos & Photos of your favorite Politician. In 2020, Vijayan faced heat from various opposition parties after several members of the chief ministers office were accused in the, This page was last edited on 8 January 2021, at 15:03. The United Democratic Front rejected CM’s allegation and accused the CM of playing the communal card. Here click on the “Settings” tab of the Notification option. Image Courtesy: Pinarayi Vijayan's Twitter As part of the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government’s efforts to revamp general education facilities in Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday inaugurated 34 new school buildings in different constituencies. The ministry had a total of 19 ministers in the Cabinet at the time of swearing in compared to 21 ministers in the previous government. The Congress-led United Democratic Front in Kerala has written to the State Election Commission alleging that Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's … He was elected to the Assembly in 1970, 1977 and 1991 from Kuthuparamba, in 1996 from Payyanur and in 2016 from Dharmadom. Elected as Chief Minister of Kerala after defeating Mambaram Divakaran of the INC in Dharmadom constituency. Pettimudy landslip: Govt ready to build houses, ensure education of affected children, says Pinarayi Vijayan Special Correspondent IDUKKI , August 13, 2020 17:41 IST Minister in Kerala government between 1996 and 1998. Vijayan became Kannur district secretary of the Kerala Students Federation (KSF), which later became the Students Federation of India (SFI). N Venugopal loses by 1 voye | Blow to UDF mayoral vandidate, India's first solar energy miniature train opened for tourists: Watch. (Photo: ANI) There are 89,74,993 voters in the final round, including 42,87,597 men, 46,87,310 women and 86 transgenders, State Election Commission (SEC) V Bhaskaran told ANI. After his release, Pinarayi Vijayan delivered a legendary speech while waving his blood-stained shirt, pointing to the alleged brutality he faced. 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Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan casts his vote at a polling station in Kannur's Pinarayi. He became a member of the Kannur district secretariat for CPI(M). “Today a … Raghavan left the party over the 'alternative document' row. T Veena had worked for 8 years in Oracle and then was the CEO of RP Techsoft. A pop up will open with all listed sites, select the option “ALLOW“, for the respective site under the status head to allow the notification. Golwalkar. During the emergency, he was arrested and tortured by police. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday began a week-long Kerala Yatra (Kerala tour) in the run-up to the upcoming Assembly election. He went on to become the state secretary and subsequently the state president of KSF. He joined the Government Brennen College for pre-university studies. His ministry offered 1,03,361 title deeds for landless people, found 22,000 Hectares for additional paddy cultivation, restored 17182 Kms of waterbodies, distributed 8,500,000 free Handloom School Uniforms, built 45,000 high tech classrooms, ensured 341,293 new student enrolment in Public schools and enlarged 5,000,000 sq.ft. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. Click on the Menu icon of the browser, it opens up a list of options. Economics degree from the same college. To start receiving timely alerts, as shown below click on the Green “lock” icon next to the address bar. This is the stand of the government,” he told reporters at Kannur. • In 2018, Flood hit state Kerala was already fighting the natural atrocities when its CM, Pinarayi Vijayan, claimed … After graduating school, he worked as a handloom weaver for a year before joining for Pre–university course in the Government Brennen College, Thalassery. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday said Covid-19 vaccine will be provided free of cost to everyone in the state. Joined the Government Brennen College in Thalsssery for pre-university studies.. Kerala: CM Pinarayi Vijayan hails completion of Kochi-Mangaluru natural gas pipeline project, Kerala govt announces green rebate for eco-friendly homes amid slew of new measures, PM Modi all set to virtually inaugurate Kochi-Mangaluru GAIL pipeline on January 5, Free COVID-19 vaccine announcement not in violation of poll code: Vijayan amid backlash. Scroll down the page to the “Permission” section . Last Updated: 17th December, 2020 15:08 IST ED Now Begins Grilling Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan's Additional Private Secretary Additional private Secretary to the Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan, Raveendran, has appeared for questioning at the Kochi Enforcement Directorate office. Once the changes is done, click on the “Save Changes” option to save the changes. While addressing a press conference in Thiruvananthapuram, CM Pinarayi Vijayan assured no one in the state will be charged for Covid-19 vaccine. Online education has provided students a good opportunity to gain new skills, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said, adding that it is especially true for older children. Who is Pinarayi Vijayan - Know Pinarayi Vijayan profile and brief Biography with fact sheet. He entered active politics through student unions, before formally joining the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in 1964. The resolution was moved in a one-hour special session convened solely to discuss the farmers’ issue and express solidarity with them. Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday moved a resolution in the state Assembly and attacked the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre over the three contentious central farm laws against which farmers are agitating in Delhi. 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