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Aryadan Muhammed
ആര്യാടന്‍ മുഹമ്മദ്‌
Aryadan muhammad.jpg
Minister for Electricity Government of Kerala
Assumed office
May 23, 2011
Governor H.R. Bhardwaj
Preceded by A. K. Balan
Constituency Nilambur, Malappuram district
Personal details
Born (1935-05-15) 15 May 1935 (age 79)
Nilambur, Malappuram district
Political party Indian National Congress Flag of the Indian National Congress.svg
Spouse(s) Smt. Mariyumma
Children Two sons and two daughters
Residence Nilambur, Kerala
As of Nov 8, 2012
Source: kerala.gov.in

Shri.Aryadan Muhammed is a veteran Indian National Congress party leader and the present Minister for Electricity and Transport (Government of Kerala) in the Oommen Chandy Ministry. He is representing the Nilambur constituency in Kerala after winning in the 2011 State Election. He is an exceptionally sane and balanced person and fearless in expressing views. He has no inhibition of " political correctness " while expressing his forthright opinion.

Personal Life[edit]

Aryadan Muhammed was born on 15 May 1935 as the son of Shri. Unneen and Smt. Kadiyamunni.[1] He married Smt. Mariyumma and have two sons and two daughters.

Political Life[edit]

Entering politics as an Indian National congress member in 1952, Shri. Muhammed, a member of the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) since 1958, later served as Secretary, Calicut DCC, President, Malappuram DCC and as General Secretary, KPCC. An active member of the Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) in the fifties, he has been the President of various labour unions as well.

Shri. Aryadan Muhammed became elected to the Kerala Legislative Assembly (KLA) for the first time in 1977. He got elected to the KLA again in 1980 through a by-election held on 28.5.1980. Since then, from 8th KLA to the 13th KLA (1987, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011) he has been representing the same Nilambur Constituency as a Congress candidate.

As Minister (Kerala State)[edit]

From 25.1.1980 to 16.10.1981, Shri. Aryadan was the Minister for Labour and Forests in the Ministry headed by Shri. E.K.Nayanar. Later, from 20.4.1995 to 9.5.1996 he was the Minister for Labour and Tourism in the Ministry headed by Shri. A.K.Antony. In the Ministry headed by Shri. Oommen Chandy (2004-2006) he was holding the portfolio of Electricity since 5.9.2004.

Aryadan Muhammed is at present the Minister for Power and Transport in the Oommen Chandy Ministry and assumed his office on 23rd May 2011. His portfolio includes Electricity, Railways, Post and Telegraphs, Road Transport, Motor Vehicles and Water Transport.[2]

Major Election Victories in KLA
Year Constituency Closest rival Majority (votes)
1977 Nilambur Saidalikutty (CPI(M)) 7,715[3]
1980 Nilambur M.R Chandran (INC(I)) 17,841[4]
1987 Nilambur Devdas Pottekkad (CPI(M)) 10,333[5]
1991 Nilambur Abdurahiman Master (IND) 7,684[6]
1996 Nilambur Malayil Thomas Matheew (IND) 6,693[7]
2001 Nilambur P. Anwar Master (IND) 21,620[8]
2006 Nilambur Sreerama Krishnan (CPI(M)) 18,171[9]
2011 Nilambur Prof. M. Thomas Mathew (IND) 5,598[10]

Other positions held

  • During his long legislative career, he had also served as the Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee from 1998 to 2001 and Chairman of Public Undertakings Committee from 2001 to 2004.
  • In addition, he has held important positions in the State Marketing Federation as its President and was the Director of NCDC and NAFED.
  • During the Xth KLA Shri. Aryadan had also a remarkable stint as the Secretary of the Congress Parliamentary Party.

See also[edit]


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The Indian Express
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 06:40:50 -0800

Congress minister Aryadan Muhammed's former personal assistant and his friend were sentenced to life imprisonment by a session's court in Malappuram which found them guilty of raping and murdering a woman at Congress party office. The first accused ...
Times of India
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:07:30 -0800

"Sreedharan has updated Chandy and minister Aryadan Muhammed on the situation. The Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL) and district collector M G Rajamanickam have also been informed of the current status of work. We are concerned about losing more ...

The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 22:56:15 -0800

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With the Union Railway budget round the corner, the State hopes that key projects that have been hanging fire for years will get a fresh lease of life. Unlike previous years, when the State presented its wish list at the eleventh ...

The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 16:33:45 -0800

Minister for Power Aryadan Muhammed and Revenue Minister Adoor Prakash immediately rushed to the accident site and the hospitals where the injured were being treated at Hosur. Malappuram District Collector K Biju who was also accompanying the ...
The New Indian Express
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:33:45 -0800

According to him, Electricity Minister Aryadan Muhammed then submitted in the Assembly that the government would promote solar energy and install 10,000 units of solar panels in houses to overcome the electricity crisis in the State. But, without ...

Oneindia Malayalam

Oneindia Malayalam
Sun, 15 Feb 2015 20:33:20 -0800

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Deccan Herald
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 10:45:00 -0800

Adoor Prakash, Minister for Revenue, Kerala, and Aryadan Muhammed, Minister for Electricity and Transport, arrived at Victoria Hospital in the evening. The Kerala government gave Rs 25,000 to the families of the deceased, besides arranging for taking ...

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