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Indian Politician

Born: June 10, 1942 (age 78 years), Purapuzha, India

Spouse: Santha Joseph

Party: Kerala Congress

Education: St. Berchmans College, Loyola College, Sacred Heart College, Thevara

Organization founded: Kerala Congress (Joseph)

Son of Shri P.O. Joseph and Smt. Annamma; born at purapuzha on 10th June 1941; M.A; Agriculturist.

Held the portfolio of Home Affairs (16-1-1978 to 15-9-1978);

was Minister for Revenue, Education and Excise (28-12-1981 to 17-3-1982),

Minister for Revenue and Housing (24-5-1982 to 25-3-1987),

Minister for Education, Public Works, Housing and Registration (20-5-1996 to 13-5-2001) and

Minister for public works (May 2006- September 2006) and (17-8-2009- 30-5-2010).

Also served as the Member of the Syndicate of Kerala University (1975);

Chairman of Gandhiji study Centre; One of the prominent Bio and Organic Farmers in Kerala;

Pioneered Bio Farming in Kerala, Diary Farming, Conducts ‘Karshikamela’ (Agricultural Fair) in Thodupuzha annually the first of which was in 1989.

Implemented sustainable Development Projects all over Kerala.

Now working Chairman Kerala Congress (M); Member, Indian Science Congress.

Previously elected to KLA in 1982, 1987, 1996, 2001 and 2006.

Languages known : Malayalam, English and Hindi

Wife : Dr. Santha Joseph

Children : Three sons and one daughter

Travels Abroad : U.S.A., U.K., U.AE, Canada,Germany,Italy, Malaysia, Switzerland, Israel, Muscat and Kuwait.

Hobbies : Music and Reading

Recreation : Music

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P J Joseph 10 Fast Facts, Biography, Wiki

P J Joseph married Dr. Santha Joseph (Retd. Additional Director, Kerala Health Department) on 15 September 1971.

They have four children, Three sons and one daughter, named as Appu John Joseph, Dr. Anu Yamuna, Antony Joseph and the late Jomon Joseph.

Jomon Joseph, his youngest son, who suffered from Down’s Syndrome, died on 20 November 2020 aged 34.

P.J Joseph born as the son of P.O Joseph and Annamma Joseph on 10th June 1942.

P.J Joseph have completed BA economics from Loyola College, Chennai and MA economics from Sacred Hearts College, Thevara.

He started his life has agriculturalist and later become active in politics through Kerala congress.

Later he married Dr. Santha Joseph who is a gynecologist and they have 3 sons and a daughter. P.J Joseph is also a good singer.

In 2010, after 23 years, Joseph’s party again merged with Kerala Congress (M) and a alliance member of United Democratic Front (UDF).

He held various ministerial positions within the Government of Kerala: the first time was in 1978 as Home Minister in A. K. Antony’s ministry. Joseph was also Revenue minister twice in K. Karunakaran’s ministry between 1981-1982 and 1982-1987, and Education minister between 1996-2001 at E. K. Nayanar’s ministery.

He was short term PWD minister in V.S. Achuthanandan’s ministery in 2006 and 2010.

On 30 April 2010, Joseph resigned from the LDF government and declared his party’s merger with K. M. Mani’s party.

After UDF’s win in Kerala Legislative Assembly’s election in 2011, Oommen Chandy became Chief Minister of Kerala.

Joseph was appointed minister for the 7th time, now with the portfolio of irrigation; he completed his term in 2016.