R Balakrishna Pillai

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Birthday
8, 1935
Birthplace
India
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Birthday
8, 1935 (age 84)
Birthplace
India

About

Indian politician and Kerala Congress Party member remembered for his longtime political service in India's Kerala state and Kollam district. He helped establish a political alliance called the United Democratic Front.

Before Fame

He began serving in the Kerala Legislative Assembly in 1960.

Trivia

In 2011, he was accused and convicted of political corruption and was sentenced to serve time in the Thiruvananthapuram prison.

Family Life

He and his wife, Valsala, raised three children, including a son, K. B. Ganesh Kumar, who became a well-known actor and politician.

Associated With

He and Varun Gandhi both served in the Lok Sabha (lower) house of India's Parliament.