P. T. A. Rahim
Pro-term Speaker of Kerala Legislative Assembly
In office
May 20, 2021 (2021-05-20) – May 25, 2021 (2021-05-25)
Member of Kerala Assembly
Assumed office
Preceded byU. C. Raman
In office
Preceded byC. Mammutty
Succeeded byV. M. Ummer
Personal details
Born (1949-03-08) 8 March 1949 (age 74)
Koduvally, Madras State, India (present day Koduvally, Kozhikode, Kerala)
Political partyNational Secular Conference
SpouseSmt. Subaida
ChildrenMuhammed Ismail Shabeer, Fathima Shabna & Aysha Shabja
Residence(s)Koduvally, Kerala

P. T. A. Rahim is an Indian politician from Kerala. He is from the Indian National League. He represents the Kunnamangalam constituency in Kozhikode district and Pro-tem Speaker in the Kerala Legislative Assembly.


Born at Koduvally in Kozhikode district on 8 March 1949, Rahim started his political career through MSF during his college days.[citation needed] He completed a B.Com. degree at Farook College and LLB at Government Law College, Kozhikode.[citation needed] He was secretary of the Indian Union Muslim League Kozhikode District Committee and he was also President of Koduvally Grama Panchayath (1988–1993, 1998–2006). He left the Muslim League in early 2000s and formed Muslim League(R) with his followers. He made a successful movement in the Panachayat election held in 2005 with the support of Left Front in Koduvally.

He became a noted politician when he defeated K. Muraleedharan, the UDF candidate in Koduvally constituency in 2006 elections. In early 2011 with the support of LDF, under the leadership of P. T. A. Rahim a new party, National Secular Conference (NSC) was formed, which aimed to protect the rights of Dalits, religious minorities and other backward sections of people. [2] The party was later merged with Indian National League

Assembly Election Victories

Year Constituency Won Against Majority
2021 Kunnamangalam Dinesh Perumanna 10,276
2016 Kunnamangalam T. Siddique 11,205
2011 Kunnamangalam U. C. Raman 3,269
2006 Koduvally K. Muraleedharan 7,506


  1. ^ "P. T. A. Rahim" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Shri. P. T. A. Rahim". Government of Kerala. Retrieved 2 May 2013.