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Like other states in India, Kerala Government has three organs namely the legislature, the Executive and the Judiciary. Each organ has its own functions to perform. The Legislature is the law making body.
Kerala have Unicameral Legislature. ie. there is only one house for state legislature namely the Legislative Assembly. Its members are elected directly by the people on the basis of adult suffrage.
The members of the legislative assembly elect one of its members as its Speaker and another as Deputy Speaker. The Speaker presides over the meetings of the House and conducts its business.The Deputy Speaker performs the functions of the speaker in his absence.The executive of the state consists of the Governor, the Chief Minister and the council of Ministers. The Governor is appointed by the President of India. The Governor is the nominal head of the state. The Governor appoints the leader of the majority party in the Legislative Assembly, as the Chief Minister. The other ministers are appointed by the Governor on the advice of the Chief Minister. The Chief Minister is the real Head of the State Government. The council of ministers is collectively responsible to the Legislative Assembly. Judiciary is seperated from the Executive and the Legislature and the constitution provides an independant and impartial Judiciary.
Minister V S Achuthanandhan
Sankaran Achuthanandan, Communist politician from Kerala, India.
Polit Bureau member of Communist Party of India (Marxist) since
1985. Currently (2006) Leader of Opposition in Kerala Legislative
Born on 20 October 1923 in Alappuzha district of Kerala state,VS had
to give up his studies after finishing VII standard.He entered the
world of politics through Trade Union activities.Joined State
Congress in 1938. Like many a young men of his age, he became
disillusioned with the policies and politics of the Congress and he
became member of the Communist Party in 1940
of Shri K.O. Chandy and Smt. Baby Chandy; born at Kumarakom on 31st
October 1943, B.A, B.L; Political, Trade Union and Social Worker
Adress:Puthupally House, Jagathy,
Phone Numbers:2333812, 2332184,2333682, 2518666, 2512040
A K Antony
Arackaparambil Kurian Antony (1941-) the present Chief minister of
Kerala is political idealism personified.
Born as the son of Arackaparambil Kurian Pillai and Aleyamma at
Cherthala in Alappuzha he came to the public platform leading the
student's movements in his school days. Antony is one among the
rarest leaders who is recognised and respected by all political
parties and the people in all walks of life.
Antony is the epitome of unpolluted politics. He has no fascination
for titles, no haughtiness of power. He proved himself that he as no
attraction towards the chair of power.
E K Nayaranar E.K.
KRISHNAN NAYANAR was the last of the generation of political leaders
in Kerala, feudal in origin and radical in politics, who had
committed themselves to the lot of the ordinary and downtrodden
people and earned their uninhibited respect and affection. He was
born into wealth and privilege in British-ruled Malabar (north
Kerala), at a time when the Congress was considered by the
authorities as a recruiting ground for subversives, and communist
ideas were sprouting in the country. His father Govindan Nambiar,
however, believed in the feudal way of life and would often fly into
a rage when the young Nayanar began to frequently don the Gandhi cap
as a student volunteer enticed into the national movement by his
close relatives, most prominently, uncle and the late communist
leader K.P.R. Gopalan.
The design of the national flag was adopted by the Constituent
Assembly of India on 22 July 1947.
Vande Mataram! Vande Mataram!
Sujalam, suphalam, malayaja shitalam, Shasyashyamalam, Mataram!
Shubhrajyothsna pulakitayaminim, Phullakusumita drumadala shobhinim,
Suhasinim sumadhura bhashinim,
Sukhadam varadam, Mataram!
Translation of Indian National Song
I bow to thee, Mother,
cool with the winds of the south,
dark with the crops of the harvests, The Mother!
Her nights rejoicing in the glory of the moonlight, her lands
clothed beautifully with her trees in flowering bloom, sweet of
laughter, sweet of speech,
The Mother, giver of boons, giver of bliss
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