Profile & biography of K. Muraleedharan
Date of birth: 14 May 1957
Father: K. Karunakaran
Mother: Kalyanikutty Amma
Sister: Padmaja Venugopal
K. Muraleedharan was born to K. Karunakaran & Kalyanikutty Amma in the year 14 May 1957. We all know the fact that K .Karunakaran was a senior politician of Indian national congress in Kerala state. Like K .Karunakaran, his son K. Muraleedharan is also a famous politician. It should be noted that in 1989, 1991 & 1999 elections, K. Muraleedharan was elected from the Kozhikode constituency. He also held several positions like General Secretary, Vice President & President of KPCC. Following some differences with the party leadership, in 2005 Karunakaran faction left UDF & formed the democratic Indira congress (Karunakaran) party DIC (K). But some members from DIC (K) returned to the congress party. Another important point was that in the 2009 Lok Sabha polls, Muraleedharan contested from the Wayanad constituency under the NCP ticket. But he got only third place.
K. Muraleedharan & 2011 Kerala assembly election
In February 2011, K. Muraleedharan was readmitted to the congress party. In the 2011 Kerala assembly election, K. Muraleedharan contested from Vattiyoorkavu & he got a total vote of 56531. His closest rival Cherian Philip got only 40364 votes. That means K. Muraleedharan won the Vattiyoorkavu constituency by 16167 votes.