P. S. Sreedharan Pillai
PS Sreedharan Pillai.jpg
Official Portrait, 2021
19th Governor of Goa
Assumed office
15 July 2021
Chief MinisterPramod Sawant
Preceded byBhagat Singh Koshyari (additional charge)
15th Governor of Mizoram
In office
5 November 2019 – 6 July 2021
Chief MinisterZoramthanga
Preceded byJagdish Mukhi
Succeeded byKambhampati Hari Babu
Personal details
Born
P. S. Sreedharan Pillai

(1954-12-01) 1 December 1954 (age 67)
Venmony, Alappuzha, Kerala, India
Spouse(s)
Adv. K Rita
(m. 1984)
ChildrenArjun Sreedhar
Arya Arun
Parent(s)V. G. Sukumaran Nair (Father)
Bhavani Amma (Mother)
Education
Websitewww.pssreedharanpillai.com

P. S. Sreedharan Pillai (born 1 December 1954) is an Indian politician, attorney, and author, who is currently serving as the 19th Governor of Goa state. He had also served as the Governor of Mizoram. In addition, he was previously the Bharatiya Janata Party president of Kerala state.

Political career

Pillai started his political career through the Akhila Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), the student wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was a state secretary of the ABVP during his college days. He has served in many posts in the BJP, including Kozhikode district president, state secretary, and general secretary. He was elected as BJP State President of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Kerala from 2003 to 2006 and also served as the BJP Prabhari of Lakshadweep UT in 2004.[1] Under his leadership, in 2004, the National Democratic Alliance won two MP seats from Kerala (P. C. Thomas, Indian Federal Democratic Party) and Lakshadweep (P. Pookunhi Koya, Janata Dal (United)). In 2018, he was again appointed the state President, preceding Kummanam Rajasekharan.[2] He was appointed Governor of Mizoram on 25 October 2019.[3]

Literary career

Sreedharan Pillai took to writing nearly four decades ago, publishing his first book in 1983. He has published more than 165+ books.[4]

Bibliography

Anthologies

Freedom for all prejudice for none released by Hon. Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi
Freedom for all prejudice for none released by Hon. Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi

Folklore Poems

History

Legal

Politics

Economy

Saamskarikam

Travelogue

Stories/Humor

Jeevitha Rekhakal (Milestones)

Social

Collection of Articles

Literature

Personal life

P.S Sreedharan Pillai Meeting Hon. Home Minister of India Shri. Amit Shah at his residence
P.S Sreedharan Pillai Meeting Hon. Home Minister of India Shri. Amit Shah at his residence

Pillai married Advocate K. Rita at Kozhikode in 1984, who is a practicing lawyer at the District Court Kozhikode.[13] His son Arjun Sreedhar is a lawyer at the High Court of Kerala and started the profession as Junior to his father. His daughter-in-law Jipsa Arjun is a post-graduate in pediatric dentistry and is practicing at Calicut. His daughter Arya Arun is a post-graduate in Dental Science and is practicing in Cochin, while her husband Arun Krishna Dhan is also a lawyer in the High Court of Kerala and started his career as a junior to his father-in-law.[14]

References

  1. ^ "P S Sreedharan Pillai new president of Kerala BJP". The AccessMyLibrary. 3 August 2003. Retrieved 22 April 2010.
  2. ^ "PS Sreedharan Pillai becomes Kerala BJP president". The News Minute. 30 July 2018. Retrieved 3 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Kerala BJP President PS Sreedharan Pillai appointed as Mizoram Governor". The News minute. Retrieved 27 October 2019.
  4. ^ "Mizoram Governor PS Sreedharan Pillai writes 13 books including a collection of poems during the lockdown". The New Indian Express. 7 August 2020. Retrieved 26 February 2021.
  5. ^ Pillai, Sreedharan. Kaaladanam. Current Books Thrissur.
  6. ^ Pillai, Sreedharan, "Bonsai", Current Books Thrissur, ISBN 9788122607505
  7. ^ Ps Sreedharan Pillai, Dr (18 December 2020). "Oh Mizoram - Books by PS Sreedharan Pillai". Retrieved 5 April 2021.
  8. ^ Ps Sreedharan Pillai, Dr (18 December 2020). "Oh Mizoram - Books by PS Sreedharan Pillai". Retrieved 5 April 2021.
  9. ^ Ps Sreedharan Pillai, Dr (18 December 2020). "Oh Mizoram - Books by PS Sreedharan Pillai". Retrieved 5 April 2021.
  10. ^ Ps Sreedharan Pillai, Dr (18 December 2020). "Oh Mizoram - Books by PS Sreedharan Pillai". Retrieved 5 April 2021.
  11. ^ Ps Sreedharan Pillai, Dr (18 December 2020). "Oh Mizoram - Books by PS Sreedharan Pillai". Retrieved 5 April 2021.
  12. ^ Ps Sreedharan Pillai, Dr (18 December 2020). "Oh Mizoram - Books by PS Sreedharan Pillai". Retrieved 5 April 2021.
  13. ^ "Advocate Rita. K". Advocates of Kerala. Retrieved 5 April 2021.
  14. ^ "Mizoram Governor Online". Govt of Mizoram. Retrieved 5 April 2021.
Government offices Preceded byJagdish MukhiAdditional Charge Governor of Mizoram 5 November 2019 - 6 July 2021 Succeeded byKambhampati Hari Babu Preceded byBhagat Singh KoshyariAdditional Charge Governor of Goa 7 July 2021 - Present Incumbent