Cherian Philip is a leading politician of Kerala, India with LDF under Communist Party of India (Marxist) CPM and is currently Chairman of Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC). He is also the President of Deshiyavaedi Organisation.
Cherian Philip was born in Arattupuzha, Kerala as the only son of K C Philip, Kadavana sub family of Pakalomattom Ayrookuzhiyil, a famous Suriyani Christian family of Kerala. He resides at Thiruvanathapuram.
Until 1999, he was in the Indian National Congress and later joined CPM. Indian National Congress rejected his plea to get a seat in the forthcoming election, and in fury he joined the opposition first as an independent candidate and later as a member.
He also anchors political sarcasm programmes on the Kairali Malayalam TV Channel.
- ↑ "Ayrookuzhiyil Family". http://www.ayrookuzhiyil.org/kcphilip.html. Retrieved 2009-07-02.
- ↑ Ayookuzhiyil Kudumbacharitram. Ayookuzhiyil Kudumba Charitra Committee. 2005. pp. 134.
- ↑ "CPI(M) may back Cherian Philip". The Hindu. April 06, 2001. http://www.hinduonnet.com/2001/04/06/stories/0406211f.htm. Retrieved 2009-07-02.
- ↑ "Kerala Assembly Election Results 1991: KOTTAYAM". keralaassembly.org. http://www.keralaassembly.org/1991/1991090.html. Retrieved 2009-07-02.
- ↑ "Kerala Assembly Election Results-- 2001: 92. PUTHUPPALLY". keralaassembly.org. 2001. http://www.keralaassembly.org/kapoll.php4?year=2001&no=92. Retrieved 2009-07-02.
- ↑ "Kerala Assembly Election Results-- 2006: 106. KALLOOPPARA". 2006. keralaassembly.org. http://www.keralaassembly.org/kapoll.php4?year=2006&no=106. Retrieved 2009-07-02.
- ↑ "Retain Upper Sanatorium: Cherian Philip". The Hindu. Nov 29, 2007. http://www.hindu.com/2007/11/29/stories/2007112960770300.htm. Retrieved 2009-07-02.
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