Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
XII Lok Sabha


Father's Name Shri Mathew Date of Birth 7 November 1953 Place of Birth Kadamakudy, Distt. Ernakulam (Kerala) Marital Status Widower Spouse's Name Late Smt. Rani (Elizabeth Celin) Children One son and one daughter Educational Qualifications B.Sc., LL.B. Educated at St. Albert's College and Government Law College Ernakulam (Kerala) Profession Lawyer, Political and Social Worker Permanent Address Link Garden Housing Colony, Kaloor, Cochin-682017 Tels. (0484) 343515 (O), 33462 (R) Present Address 26, South Avenue, New Delhi-110011 Tel. (011) 3792830 Positions Held 1991-96 and Member, Kerala Legislative Assembly (two terms) 1996-98 1998 Elected to 12th Lok Sabha 1998-99 Member, Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tourism Other Information Member, (i) Shree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram; and (ii) Spices Board, 1998-99

Election Result of Ernakulam Lok Sabha Constituency
Total electorate 11,27,002 Total votes polled 7,76,105 Votes polled in favour of the first four leading candidates (1) Shri George Eden (I.N.C.) 3,89,387 (2) Dr. Sebastian Paul (Ind.) 3,14,879 (3) Shri V.V. Augustine (B.J.P.) 62,262 (4) Shri Jose Padikkal (Ind.) 4,084
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