K. Krishnankutty
കെ. കൃഷ്ണൻകുട്ടി
Minister for Electricity and ANERT, Government of Kerala
Assumed office
20 May 2021 (2021-05-20)
Chief MinisterPinarayi Vijayan
Preceded byM. M. Mani
Member of the Kerala Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
2 June 2016 (2016-06-02)
Preceded byK. Achuthan
Minister for Electricity, Government of Kerala
In office
26 November 2018 (2018-11-26) – 3 May 2021 (2021-05-03)
Chief MinisterPinarayi Vijayan
Preceded byP. J. Joseph
Member of the Kerala Legislative Assembly
In office
1991 (1991)–1996 (1996)
Preceded byK. A. Chandran
Succeeded byK. Achuthan
In office
1980 (1980)–1987 (1987)
Preceded byP. Shankar
Succeeded byK. A. Chandran
Personal details
Born (1944-08-13) 13 August 1944 (age 79)
Perumatty, Malabar District, Madras Presidency, British India
(present day Palakkad, Kerala, India)
Political party[Janata Dal (Secular)]
SpouseK. Vilasini
Residence(s)Periyar, Cliff House Compound, Nanthencode, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Kunjukutty Krishnankutty (born 13 August 1944) is an Indian politician who is serving as the Minister for Electricity of Kerala since 2021.[1] He previously served as the Minister for Water Resources of Kerala from 2018 to 2021. He is a Member of the Kerala Legislative Assembly representing Chittur since 2016 and previously from 1991 to 1996 and from 1980 to 1987. He is a member of the Janata Dal (Secular) Party.

He started his political career with the Congress party and became a KPCC member in 1969 and continued till the inception of Janata Party.[2] He was elected to the ministry of kerala in 2018 He is a strong supporter of Cooperative Movement in Kerala.[3] He came to the ministry He has previously held the responsibility of being the President of Perumatty Service Co-operative Bank, the Director of Palghat District Co-operative Bank and Kerala State Co-operative Bank.[2] He became a legislator in 6th, 7th, 9th and the 14th Kerala Legislative Assembly.[2] He became a Minister in Pinarayi Vijayan's Ministry, after replacing Mathew T. Thomas, the legislator from Thiruvalla constituency.[4]

He is the former Kerala State General Secretary of the Janata Dal (Secular).[5]

He was born to Kunjukutty and Janaki of Ezhuthani in Perumatty on 13 August 1944.[6] He completed 8th standard from Government S. M. High School, Tattamangalam.[6]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 21 May 2021. Retrieved 21 May 2021.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ a b c "Members - Kerala Legislature". www.niyamasabha.org. Retrieved 8 May 2020.
  3. ^ "K Krishnankutty sworn in as new Kerala Minister for Water Resources". www.thenewsminute.com. 28 November 2018. Retrieved 8 May 2020.
  4. ^ "K Krishnankutty: From a true son of soil to top echelons of power". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 8 May 2020.
  5. ^ "Kerala: LDF constituent JD(S) changes minister, K Krishnankutty takes charge of Water Resources Ministry". The Indian Express. 27 November 2018. Retrieved 8 May 2020.
  6. ^ a b "K Krishnankutty(Independent(IND)):Constituency- CHITTUR(PALAKKAD) - Affidavit Information of Candidate". myneta.info. Retrieved 8 May 2020.