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Aryadan Muhammed
ആര്യാടന്‍ മുഹമ്മദ്‌
Aryadan muhammad.jpg
Minister for Electricity Government of Kerala
Assumed office
23 May 2011
Governor H.R. Bhardwaj
Preceded by A. K. Balan
Constituency Nilambur, Malappuram district
Personal details
Born (1935-05-15) 15 May 1935 (age 80)
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 8 Nov, 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 23 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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Kaumudi Online

Kaumudi Online
Fri, 06 Nov 2015 01:10:59 -0800

TIRUR: The snag developed amidst re-polling in Malappuram is a serious issue, said Minister Aryadan Muhammed. Such incidents are a threat to democracy. Lapses have occurred from the side of officials and it should be investigated, he said. The voting ...
Economic Times
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:15:00 -0700

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Congress-led UDF government today said it would not hike power tariff and surcharge during its remaining tenure. Replying to a notice for an adjournment motion moved by the CPI(M) led LDF opposition on the power ...

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Economic Times
Tue, 14 Jul 2015 00:30:00 -0700

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Setting at rest speculation about the transfer of ADGP Rishiraj Singh who had courted controversy for not saluting Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala, Kerala assembly was today informed that the officer had been transfered after ...
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Sat, 07 Nov 2015 02:52:30 -0800

C. P. Singh, Minister for Urban Development Housing and Transport, Govt. of Jharkhand, Shri. D. K. Shivakumar, Minister for Energy, Govt. of Karnataka, Shri. Aryadan Muhammed, Minister for Power, Govt. of Kerala, Shri. Rajendra Shukla, Minister for ...


Sun, 14 Sep 2014 10:41:43 -0700

Kerala Minister Aryadan Muhammed has come out with a statement that his great grand parents were Hindus. This has created a celebrative mood in the face book among the Sangh Parivar, with an attitude: 'We told you so, you guys came from us'. It has ...

India Today

India Today
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 00:44:18 -0800

Thirty-eight-year-old Biju Nair , the personal assistant of Aryadan Muhammed , the local MLA and Power Minister, and K. Shamsudeen were the two persons arrested. With the Perinthalmanna DSP forming a team for further investigations on Tuesday, ...
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 ...

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The New Indian Express
Thu, 10 Sep 2015 17:22:30 -0700

The state-level inauguration of the project was held at Shri Vidyadhiraja Balika Bhavan school, Pattoor, on Thursday. The project was inaugurated by Minister for Electricity and Transport Aryadan Muhammed, at an event presided by Mitra T, director, ANERT.

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