By Published On: December 16, 2023Categories: Notable Alumni

K. R. Gouri was an Indian politician from Alappuzha in central Kerala. She was one of the most prominent leaders of the Left movement in India.

She joined the Communist Party in 1948. She was elected to Travancore-Cochin Legislative Assembly in 1952 and 1954. She served as the Land Revenue or Social Welfare minister in the 1957, 1967 (Namboodiripad), 1980 and 1987 (Nayanar) Kerala ministries. As the Revenue Minister in the first Kerala ministry, she famously piloted the Kerala Agrarian Relations Bill.

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