Designation: Minister for Forests, Animal Husbandry, Dairy Development and Zoos
Adv. K. Raju was State Vice-President, Library Council (1995-2005); Member, Yeroor Panchayat (5 Years), District Panchayat, Kollam; Chairman, Standing Committee, District Panchayat, Kollam; Member, Scheduled Tribe State Advisory Committee, Forest-Wildlife State Advisory Committee; Former Member of General Council, National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS), Cochin.
At present State Council Member, CPI; Executive Committee Member, CPI, Kollam; National Executive Committee Member and State Vice- President, Bharathiya Kheth Mazdoor Union.
Son of G. Karunakaran and K. Pankajakshy, Adv. K. Raju at Nettayam – Yeroor on 10th April, 1953.
Previously elected to KLA in 2006 and 2011.
Wife : Smt.B. Sheeba
Children : Two sons