Profile: Shri. K.T Jaleel, MLA from Thavanur is serving as Minister for Local Self Governments, Welfare of Minorities, Wakf and Haj in the LDF led ministry. Previously he was elected to Kerala Legislative Assembly in 2006 and 2011. He won 2016 Assembly elections as an independent candidate representing CPI (M). He is currently Associate Professor of History in P.S.M.O. College, Tirurangadi.
Other positions held include: Chairman, P.S.M.O College Union; Member, Malappuram District Council; Director, Kerala Automobiles LTD and Malcotex, Karthala Chungam; General Secretary, Kerala State Muslim Youth League; Chairman , Standing Committee on Education and Health, District Panchayat Malappuram; Syndicate Member, Calicut University; Director, Norka Roots etc.
Son of K.T. Kunhi Muhammed and Nafeesa, Shri. Jaleel, born on 30th May 1967at Valancherry in Malappuram district.
Wife : Smt. M.P. Fathima Kutty
Children : Asmabeevi, Muhammed Farooq, Sumayya Beegum