C.K. Chandrappan Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C.K._Chandrappan

C. K. Chandrappan
C. K. Chandrappan
Secretary of the Communist Party of India Kerala State Council
In office
14 November 2010 – 22 March 2012
Preceded byVeliyam Bhargavan
Succeeded byPannyan Raveendran
Member of the Indian Parliament
for Thrissur
In office
Preceded byA. C. Jose
Succeeded byP. C. Chacko
Member of Kerala Legislative Assembly
In office
2006 – 3 May 2021
Preceded byVayalar Ravi
Succeeded byA. K. Antony
Member of the Indian Parliament
for Kannur
In office
Preceded byA.K. Gopalan
Succeeded byK. Kunhambu
Member of the Indian Parliament
for Thalassery
In office
Preceded byConstituency Established
Succeeded byConstituency Demolished
Personal details
Born(1935-11-10)10 November 1935
Cherthala, Alappuzha, Kerala
Died23 March 2012(2012-03-23) (aged 76)
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Political partyCommunist Party of India (CPI)

C. K. Chandrappan (10 November 1935 – 22 March 2012) was a politician from Kerala, India. He was the Kerala state secretary of the Communist Party of India (CPI)[1] and the president of All India Kisan Sabha at the time of his death. He was a member of the Lok Sabha of India representing the Thalassery (Lok Sabha constituency) from 1971 to 1977, Kannur (Lok Sabha constituency) from 1977 to 1980 and Thrissur (Lok Sabha constituency) from 2004 to 2009. Chandrappan served as Member of the Legislative Assembly of Kerala from 1991 to 1996 representing Chertala.

Political life[edit]

Chandrappan started his political life when he was a member of leftist youth federations in the 1970s. He took part in the Goa liberation movement and was jailed as a political prisoner on various occasions in Delhi, Kolkata and Thiruvananthapuram.[2]


C. K. Chandrappan died in Thiruvananthapuram on 22 March 2012 at the age of 76, due to cancer.[3]


  1. ^ "The Hindu : States / Kerala : Hazare's detention denial of right to dissent: Chandrappan". The Hindu. 16 August 2011. Archived from the original on 8 September 2011. Retrieved 23 September 2011.
  2. ^ "NEW AGE WEEKLY: Comrade C. K. Chandrappan is No More".
  3. ^ "C. K. Chandrappan dead". The Hindu. 22 March 2012. Archived from the original on 30 July 2012. Retrieved 22 March 2012.

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