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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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Kaumudi Online
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:41:15 -0800

The accused are Minister Aryadan Muhammed's personal staff member Biju Nair, a resident at LIC road and his friend Chulliyodu Shamshuddhin. According to the prosecution's verdict, after killing Radha, the accused stuffed her body inside a sack and ...


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 ...
Kaumudi Online
Tue, 06 Jan 2015 04:22:30 -0800

Minister Aryadan Muhammed in charge of railways said it will be completed by next year. 33.171 hectares of the 33.904 hectares for the project have been taken over. 0.733 hectare land at Edappally, Changampuzha, Lisy Junction and M G Road coming in ...

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 02:41:15 -0800

തിരുവനന്തപുരം: നാദാപുരത്ത് എല്‍കെജി വിദ്യാര്‍ത്ഥിനി പീഡിപ്പിക്കപ്പെട്ട സംഭവവുമായി ബന്ധപ്പെട്ട വിവാദത്തില്‍ തന്നെ ഉള്‍പ്പെടുത്താന്‍ നോക്കേണ്ടെന്ന് വൈദ്യുതി മന്ത്രി ആര്യാടന്‍ ...


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, ...

Deccan Chronicle

Deccan Chronicle
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:40:48 -0800

Earlier, the members of the committee included Oommen Chandy, V. M. Sudheeran, Ramesh Chennithala, Aryadan Muhammed, C. N. Balakrishnan, M. M. Hassan, K. Muraleedharan, Thennala Balakrishna Pillai, C. V. Padmarajan, P. P. Thankachan, V. D. ...

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Deccan Chronicle
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:06:26 -0800

Kozhikode: Giving a new twist to the sexual abuse case of an LKG student at Darul Huda English Medium School at Parakkadavu, it has been alleged that Power Minister Aryadan Muhammed was trying to sabotage the investigation. The charge against the ...

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The New Indian Express
Sun, 09 Nov 2014 16:33:45 -0800

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