Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, a leading figure in Kerala politics for over five decades, has passed away. He was 68 years old and had worked for the CPI (M) in many roles, such as secretary and state secretary. Kodiyeri was a renowned Kerala leader and politician who died on October 1, 2022. He was 68 years old.
Born in Kodiyeri, Kerala, India, Balakrishnan was a member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) politburo and the secretary of the party’s Kerala state committee. He was a well-known person in Kerala who fought for farmers’ and workers’ rights. He was also critical in the state’s politics and helped unite parties from different groups. Balakrishnan’s death is a significant loss to the people of Kerala and the state’s political landscape.
Details on the life of Kodiyeri Balakrishnan
He was a Kerala leader and politician who died on October 1, 2022. He was born in the village of Kodiyeri in the Palakkad district of Kerala on November 16, 1953. He also served as a member of the Kerala Legislative Assembly from 1982 to 1996 and from 2006 to 2016. He completed his schooling at Kizhava government school and studied at Kannur Government Brennen College. He later joined the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and became an active member of the party’s youth wing, the Student Federation of India (SFI).
How the leader transformed the police force.
Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, a CPI-M political representative, is also losing one of the best home ministers Kerala has ever seen. A communist and an elected member of the Legislative Assembly in India, he will continue to be revered as an excellent minister who brought drastic changes to the police.
VS Achuthanandan was appointed as the head of the Home Department of the LDF government. As a cabinet minister, he spearheaded some legislative changes that improved the self-image of police officers. Kodiyeri was another LDF government member and helped change the Police Act.
Kodiyeri helped popularise the Janmaitri project so that people and police could work together to keep the country fair. Kodiyeri played a more significant role in bringing about modernization in the police. Kodiyeri was the home minister, and he ensured police stations had computers and other modern tools.
He also spoke about the importance of having high-quality police station vehicles. He was able to get the new police station vehicles within a short period by suggesting the idea of splitting up the police system into two floors.
Struggling youths face dark times.
Kodiyeri Balakrishnan grew up in the revolutionary state of Kannur, Kerala, and became a revolutionary leader. After finishing high school, he attended undergraduate studies at Mahatma Gandhi College, became chairperson, and graduated with further studies from Thiruvananthapuram University College. In 1973, as a University College student, he became State Secretary of SFI. Nine years later, he became the District Secretary of DYFI-Kannur for five years and then the CPI-M, Kannur district secretary for five more years.