Kerala home minister’s son to wed policeman’s daughter

March 24th, 2008 - 7:30 pm ICT by admin  


Thiruvananthapuram, March 24(IANS) Kerala Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan’s eldest son will marry a policeman’s daughter here April 13. Balakrishnan’s elder son, Binoy Kodiyeri is a businessman in UAE while his prospective bride Akhila G. Menon is a house surgeon in Kozhikode Medical College.

A close aide of the minister told IANS that the minister’s wife, a teacher, and Akhila’s mother were classmates.

“It was after a long gap that the two former classmates met and in the course of their renewed friendship, the proposal came and was settled,” said the minister’s aide.

The girl’s father has been recently promoted as an assistant sub-inspector and is posted in Thrissur.

Ever since the marriage was fixed, the minister’s family was upset because rumour mills were abuzz with gossip about the powerful Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader’s son was marrying a “rich businessman’s daughter”.

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