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Jose Thettayil
Jose Thettayil.jpg
Minister for Transport
Assumed office
Preceded by Mathew T. Thomas
Constituency Angamaly,
Personal details
Born (1950-08-17) 17 August 1950 (age 65)
Angamaly, Ernakulam, Travancore Cochin, India
Nationality Indian
Political party Janata Dal (Secular)
Spouse(s) Daisy
Children Adarsh, Jose
Website http://josethettayil.in

Jose Thettayil (born 17 August 1950) is an Indian politician, trade unionist, advocate, and a member of Janata Dal (Secular). He was the ex- minister for Transport in the Government of Kerala.[1] He represents the Angamaly constituency in Ernakulam district in the Kerala Legislative Assembly.[2]


Jose was born in Angamaly on 17 August 1950 as the son of Thomas Thettayil and Philomina. He received his B.Sc. degree in Zoology from Sree Sankara College, Kalady and Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) degree from Government Law College, Ernakulam. He entered Politics through Kerala Students Union (KSU), the student wing of the Indian National Congress. He was convener of the Youth Congress, Ankamaly Constituency in 1973. Jose was expelled from Indian National Congress in 1975[citation needed], during the Emergency period. Jose joined the erstwhile Janata Party in 1977 and became a State Committee Member and National Council Member in 1980 and Janata Party Vice-President of Ernakulam district in 1981.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Jose is married to Daisy.The couple is having two sons Jose & Adarsh.


In June 2013, Jose and his son Adarsh were alleged by a lady resident of his constituency for having sexually abused her over the course of a year.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Council of Ministers - Kerala". Kerala Legislative Assembly. Retrieved 11 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Members of Legislative Assempbly". Government of Kerala. Retrieved 11 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Jose Thettayil". Government of Kerala. Retrieved 11 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "Woman alleges sexual abuse by Jose Thettayil, son". 

External links[edit]

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112 news items

Zee News

Zee News
Sat, 08 Aug 2015 22:34:40 -0700

Janata Dal MLA Jose Thettayil narrated how during the period of the Emergency, film societies served as platforms to form people's opinion against repressive measures of autocratic administration without inviting legal action from the regime. "We used ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Wed, 05 Aug 2015 17:45:00 -0700

Angamaly MLA Jose Thettayil had met Mr Bajpai and apprised him of the potential steep increase in passenger patronage if the train operated more trips up to Angamaly, rather than terminate five daily trips at Aluva. The Thrissur Railway Passengers' ...
The Hindu
Mon, 10 Aug 2015 17:10:44 -0700

... reports and audited accounts to the Assembly for more than a decade, the sixth report of the committee said this constituted a breach of trust and social commitment. The committee chaired by Jose Thettayil accused the Local Fund Audit Department of ...
The Hindu
Thu, 06 Aug 2015 17:11:15 -0700

K. V. Thomas, MP; Mayor of the Corporation of Cochin Tony Chammany and MLAs Hibi Eden, Dominic Presentation, S. Sarma, V.D. Satheesan, Benny Behnan, Anwar Sadat, Jose Thettayil, Joseph Vazhakkan, V. P. Sajeendran, Saju Paul, T.U. Kuruvilla, Luidi ...
The New Indian Express
Wed, 12 Aug 2015 14:00:00 -0700

The ceremony was inaugurated by Jose Thettayil MLA chaired by Mookkannur panchayat president P V Mohanan. In order to tackle the nutrient imbalance, two split doses of liming and other essential elements would be supplemented while completely ...

The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Thu, 02 Jan 2014 20:20:27 -0800

The complainant had made it clear in an affidavit that she wanted to teach Jose Thettayil a lesson and hence had laid a trap for him. The act by the woman reveals that her only intention was to trap Thettayil, who represents Angamaly in the state ...

The New Indian Express

The Hindu
Fri, 28 Jun 2013 12:12:39 -0700

The sex scam involving Angamaly MLA Jose Thettayil took a new turn after the woman complainant told the media that crucial evidence in the case including her laptop containing video footage of her and Mr. Thettayil and the web camera using which it was ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Sun, 23 Jun 2013 11:14:14 -0700

A woman from Angamaly has alleged that Jose Thettayil, MLA, and his son Adarsh Thettayil had sexually abused her over the course of a year. The woman, a resident of Manjapra, filed a complaint before the Superintendent of Police, Aluva Rural, on Sunday ...

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