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Jose Thettayil
Jose Thettayil.jpg
Minister for Transport
Incumbent
Assumed office
2009
Preceded by Mathew T. Thomas
Constituency Angamaly,
Personal details
Born (1950-08-17) 17 August 1950 (age 64)
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]

Career[edit]

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.

Controversies[edit]

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]

References[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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2 news items

The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:33:45 -0700

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, Industries Minister P K Kunhalikutty, Finance Minister K M Mani, T K A Nair, Bharat Joshi, P H Kurian and Aruna Sundararajan with the 10 top innovative Ideas award winners during the YES summit at Angamaly on Friday.
 
The Hindu
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:27:04 -0700

P.H. Kurian, Principal Secretary, Industries and Information Technology; Jose Thettayil, MLA., and Pranav Kumar Suresh, Chief Executive, Start-up Village, spoke. An exhibition of novel ventures and products launched by young entrepreneurs in recent ...
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