VS Achuthanandan was a Kerala government ministry formed on 18 May 2006 by VS Achuthanandan, after the victory of the Left Democratic Front (LDF) coalition in the Kerala Legislative Assembly election, 2006.
He is respected for the integrity he brought to politics. He is the former Chief Minister of Kerala (2006-11) and is currently the leader of opposition since 2011. VS Achuthanandan, since childhood, strongly believed in organized way of living. He always raised his voice against corruption. He is known for his dedication and simplicity. VS Achuthanandan has always been at the forefront for the protection of farmers and their lands, and also participated in the freedom movement, for which he went to jail in 1946.
V. S. Achuthanandan ministry was a Kerala government ministry formed on 18 May 2006 by V. S. Achuthanandan, after the victory of the Left Democratic Front (LDF) coalition in the Kerala Legislative Assembly election, 2006. It was dissolved on 16 May 2011, after the chief minister resigned on 14 May 2011, following the LDF’s defeat in the Kerala Legislative Assembly election, 2011. The V.S. government had twenty ministers.
Achuthanandan initiated various actions as the Chief Minister, including: the demolition drive in Munnar which claimed back acres of illegally occupied land, the demolition drive in Kochi M. G. Road which claimed back the long lost shoulder of the road, anti-piracy drive against film-piracy, his struggle against the Lottery mafia in the state. He was instrumental in convicting former minister R. Balakrishna Pillai on charges of corruption. VS Achuthanandan also took the lead in promoting free software in the state, and especially in adopting free software in the public education system of the state.
|Full Name||Velikkakathu Sankaran Achuthanandan|
|DOB||Oct 20, 1923|
|Place of Birth||Alappuzha, Travancore|
|Political Party||Communist Party of India (Marxist).|
|Education||Till 7th Class.|
|Profession before joining politics||Worked in tailoring shop & coir factory as a worker.|
|Spouse name||K. Vasumathy|
|Children||Son V. A. Arunkumar, & daughter Dr. V. V. Asha.|
|Political Position||Chief Minister of Kerala from 18 May 2006 – 14 May 2011|
|Achievements||Kollam Technopark, Thrissur-Koratty IT Park, Kochi Info Park and many more.|