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Shri. M B Rajesh,  Hon. Speaker of Kerala Legislative Assembly.

speakerShri. M B Rajesh is the eldest son of Shri. Balakrishnan Nair and Smt. M. K. Remani. He was born in Jalandhar, Punjab on 12 March 1971 while his father was serving the Indian Army in Punjab. A native of Chalavara, Shornur, in Palakkad District of Kerala. Shri. M B Rajesh was a Member of Parliament from Palakkad constituency. He was elected as MP for two consecutive terms. In 2021 he was elected to Kerala Legislative Assembly from Thrithala constituency, Palakkad district. During his tenure in Lok Sabha during 2009 – 2014 Shri. Rajesh proved his caliber as a parliamentarian. He raised more than 500 questions on various issues, took part in more than 130 debates and could spent 93 percent of his MP Local Area Development fund. The issues raised by Shri. Rajesh on topics like economic policies, environment and fuel price issues were widely debated and accepted by other members also. Shri. M B Rajesh did his graduation in Law from the University of Kerala and MA in Economics from the NSS College, Ottapalam, affiliated to the University of Calicut. Then he served as a Lawyer and a journalist before joining politics. He was the chief editor, Malayalam Monthly ‘Yuvadhara’.  Later he became a Member of Standing Committee on Energy. By profession, he is an advocate. Shri. M B Rajesh is married to Smt. R Ninitha.


Father's Name Shri Balakrishnan Nair
Mother's Name Smt. M. K. Remani
Date of Birth 12 Mar 1971
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 21 Dec 2003
Spouse's Name Smt. R. Ninitha
No.of Daughters 2
Educational Qualifications M.A. (Economics), LL.B.
Educated at NSS College Ottappalam,
University of Calicut and Kerala Law
Academy, Trivandrum, University of Kerala
Profession Advocate
Permanent Address Nalinakanthi, Kadamkode, P.O.
Karinagarappully, Palakkad, Kerala
Tel : (0491) 2507000, 09446343499(M)
Positions Held

2009: Elected to 15th Lok Sabha

31 Aug. 2009: Member, Standing Committee on Energy

31 Aug. 2012: Member, Committee on Welfare of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) 2013-2014

May, 2014: Re-elected to 16 th Lok Sabha (2nd term)

1 Sep. 2014: onwards Member, Standing Committee on Energy Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture

Books Published

(i) History Will Impeach Them(Charithram Avare Kuttakarennu Vidhikkum)
collection of articles on education, published in Malayalam, 2002;

(ii)Agolavatkaranathinte Virudha Lokangal (Contradictory Worlds of Globalisation)
collection of articles in malayalam on globalisition, 2008;

(iii) Editor, compilation of articles on Global Recession, 2008, Malayalam (Agola Sampathika Prathisandhiyude Manangal)

Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments Written about 100 articles on various subjects in news papers and periodicals; chief
editor, Malayalam Monthly `Yuvadhara`; former chief editor, Malayam Monthly
`Student, 2000-2002`; Won several prizes in elocution, essay writing and quiz at
college and university level competitions
Special Interests Reading
Favourite Pastime and Recreation Music
Sports and Clubs Football, cricket, hockey, athletics etc.
Countries Visited Algeria, Cuba, France, Portugal and Russia