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Detailed Profile: Shri C.P. Narayanan

NameShri C.P. Narayanan
Father's NameC. Parameswaran Nambisan
Mother's NameShrimati Parvathy Brahmaniamma
Date of Birth28/09/1938
Birth PlaceVadakanchery, Distt. Thrissur (Kerala)
Maritial Status Married On 5 July 1965
Spouse NameShrimati P.N. Thankam
No. of Childrenone Daughter One Son
State NameKerala
Party NameCommunist Party of India (Marxist)
Permanent AddressB-10, Akshaya, Chitra Nagar, Vattiyoorkavu, Thiruvananthapuram. 695013
Present Address415, V.P. House, Rafi Marg, New Delhi
Email idnarayanan[dot]cp[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in
Educational QualificationsB.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics, M.Sc. (Statistics) Educated at University College and Kerala University, Thiruvananthapuram
ProfessionCollege Teacher, Journalist, Political and Social Worker
Positions Held 1980-83 Member, Executive Committee, Kerala Agricultural University, Kerala 2006-2011 Member, State Planning Board, Kerala 2010-2011 Political Secretary to Chief Minister, Kerala July 2012 Elected to Rajya Sabha July 2012 onwards Member, Committee on Rural Development Aug. 2012 onwards Member, Committee on Provision of Computer Equipment to Members of Rajya Sabha
Freedom FighterNo
Books PublishedIn Malayalam, (i) Philosophical Issues of Ultra Revolution, 1980, (ii) Origins of Marxism, 1982, (iii) Labour is Wealth, 1986, (iv) Imperialism and Terrorism, 2001, (v) Scientific Consciousness Through Ages, 2005 and (vi) Glossary of Marxist Terms, 2012
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and RecreationWatching football and cricket matches, reading; interested in drama, cinema and other art forms
Countries VisitedVisited, (i) Switzerland, Germany and U.A.E., as member of the delegation led by the Chief Minister of Kerala, 1996 and (ii) Switzerland and U.K., as leader of a delegation of chairpersons of local bodies and officials in Kerala, to study the functioning of local bodies in the two countries, 2009
Other InformationAs a college teacher, was actively associated with the private college teachers' movement in Kerala in 1960s; keenly interested in educational reforms; actively involved in bringing about curricular reforms in both school and higher education in the State for the last four decades

Source: Rajya Sabha