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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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103 news items

The New Indian Express
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:33:42 -0800

Ali was addressing a press conference here on Wednesday along with Jose Thettayil MLA. “The remark made by NK Premnath on the topic of the merger with Janatha Dal(U) was inappropriate as he was not authorised to say anything on the matter. Further ...

The New Indian Express

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

In a big relief to Jose Thettayil MLA, the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a petition accusing him of sexual harassment. The court said the woman, who had levelled charges of sexual abuse against him, was in fact trying to trap the Janata Dal (S ...

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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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
Mon, 01 Jul 2013 13:14:35 -0700

Former minister Jose Thettayil's wife came out in support of her husband, who is staying away from public glare since the case of sexual abuse was registered against him. Addressing the media at their residence, Daisy Jose, Mr. Thettayil's wife, termed ...


Wed, 26 Jun 2013 04:37:14 -0700

As Firstpost noted, google for Jose Thettayil, a veteran Kerala politician with four decades of public service, and what floods your computer screen is not his Wikipedia page or his MLA-profile, but a one minute sex-clip which shows his posterior and a ...

The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 13:15:00 -0700

KOCHI: All Kerala Railway Users' Association demanded that the present Ernakulam-Aluva DEMU Service should be extended to Angamaly. A memorandum, signed by over 2,000 passengers, in this regard was given to Innocent MP, Jose Thettayil MLA, ...

The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Mon, 26 Oct 2015 16:03:45 -0700

UDF leaders say that the project will be implemented if voted to power, whereas LDF says the state government is not giving funds for the project fearing that Jose Thettayil MLA, who is with the LDF, would earn the credit. Paul Varghese, president ...

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