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Indian National Congress
Anto Antony Punnathaniyil (born 1956) is a newly elected member of the 15th Lok Sabha from the Pathanamthitta electoral district in Kerala. He is a member of the Indian National Congress and on 16 May 2009, in the first election held in this newly apportioned district, he was elected as a United Democratic Front (UDF) candidate by 408,232 votes over K. Ananthagopan of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) with 297,026; B. Radhakrishna Menon of the Bharatiya Janata Party with 56,294 and three other candidates.
In 2004, he had lost in the Kottayam race to CPI(M) candidate K. Suresh Kurup, by 341,213 votes to his 298,299. He won Lok Sabha elections from Pathanamthitta in 2009 and 2014.
A native of Poonjar in Kottayam district, he attended St. Thomas College, Pala; the Kerala Law Academy Law College, Thiruvananthapuram (affiliated to Kerala University); the Government Law College, Ernakulam, (under Mahatma Gandhi University; and the Rajagiri College of Social Sciences. He was general secretary of the Kerala Students Union
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