Thomas Unniyadan

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Adv. Thomas Unniyadan
Member of Legislative Assembly
In office
Preceded byLonappan Nambadan
Succeeded by K.U. Arunan
Constituency Irinjalakuda
Personal details
Born19 June 1958
Nationality Flag of India.svg Indian
Political party Kerala Congress (M)
RelationsSri.Mathew Joseph(father)
Smt.Mary Joseph(Mother)
Smt.Sherly (Spouse)
Children2 Daughters
MotherSmt.Mary Joseph
FatherSri.Mathew Joseph

Thomas Unniyadan is a local politician and Kerala Congress (M) Leader. He was a member of Kerala legislative assembly from Irinjalakuda from 2001 to 2016. He lost the 2016 election to Prof. K.U Arunan by a margin of 2711 votes. He was born in Vaikom, the famous temple town in Kottayam district, as the son of Sri. Mathew Joseph and Smt. Mary Joseph. He is an advocate by profession. He is married to Smt. Sherly, and has two daughters. He is settled in Irinjalakuda.


Performance in assembly elections

KC[M]Adv.Thomas Unniyadan43295
CPI[M]Lonappan Nambadan49421
BJPBiju Menon6890
BSPK. K. Ramakrishnan775
Lost toLonappan NambadanBy 6126
KC[M]Adv.Thomas Unniyadan54242
CPI[M]T. Sasidharan53836
BJPP. Mukundan Menon5565
OTHP. N. Suran1052
WonAdv.Thomas UnniyadanBy 406
KC[M]Adv.Thomas Unniyadan58825
CPI[M]C. K. Chandran (Chembara)50830
BJPP. G. Anil Kumar3796
BSPP. K. Subrahmanian586
INDC. K. Chandran Chenangat637
OTHP. N. Suran564
INDThomas Oolakkadan635
INDA. A. Thomas235
WonAdv.Thomas UnniyadanBy 7995
KC[M]Adv.Thomas Unniyadan68445
CPI[M]K.R. Vijaya56041
BJPK.C. Venugopal6672
OTHT.V. Sivadasan772
WonAdv.Thomas UnniyadanBy 12404
KC[M]Adv.Thomas Unniyadan57019
CPI[M]Prof. K.U. Arunan59730
Lost toProf. K.U. Arunan By 2711

Early life

Political life

Currently he is working as Legislative petitions committee chairman and also hold the positions in various committees as Committee member in State Legislative Subject committee and as a committee member of the Legislative Subordinate Registration Committee

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