|Minister for Transport|
|Preceded by||Mathew T. Thomas|
17 August 1950 |
Angamaly, Ernakulam, Travancore Cochin, India
|Political party||Janata Dal (Secular)|
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. He represents the Angamaly constituency in Ernakulam district in the Kerala Legislative Assembly.
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, 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.
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 an year.
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