M. V. Shreyams Kumar


M. V. Shreyams Kumar (born 15 April 1967) is an Indian politician and former member of the 12th and 13th Kerala Legislative Assembly, who served from 2006 to 2016 representing the Kalpetta constituency.[2] He is the son of late M. P. Veerendra Kumar, a notable politician from Kerala.

M. V. Shreyams Kumar
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha[1]
In office
24 August 2020 (2020-08-24) – 2 April 2022
Preceded byM. P. Veerendra Kumar
Succeeded byP. Santhosh Kumar
Member of the Kerala Legislative Assembly
In office
2006 (2006)–2016 (2016)
Preceded byK. K. Ramachandran
Succeeded byC. K. Saseendran
Personal details
Born (1967-04-15) 15 April 1967 (age 55)
Kalpetta, Kerala, India
Political partyRashtriya Janata Dal
Other political
Spouse(s)Kavitha Shreyams Kumar

Presently, he is the Managing Director of Mathrubhumi newspaper and former member of Janata Dal (United) party.[3]


He entered politics as the district secretary of Janata Dal (Secular). Later on, he became the secretary general of Yuva Janata, the youth wing of Janata Dal. In 2000, he became the Director of Marketing and Electronic Media of Mathrubhumi newspaper. He was first elected to the Kerala Legislative Assembly in 2006, from Kalpetta constituency, again in 2011 until 2016. He is now the Managing Director of the Mathrubhumi.

Personal lifeEdit

Shreyams Kumar is the son of M. P. Veerendra Kumar and Usha. He was born in Kalpetta on 15 April 1967. He did his PGDBA from Kings Langley College of Management, London. He is married to Kavitha. They have three daughters and a son.


  1. ^ Arjun Raghunath (24 August 2020). "M.V. Shreyams Kumar takes his father's Rajya Sabha seat". Retrieved 24 August 2020.
  2. ^ "Members - Kerala Legislature". www.niyamasabha.org. Archived from the original on 12 May 2012.
  3. ^ Balasubrahmanian, Deepa (11 September 2013). "In some areas, print is losing its relevance: Shreyams Kumar". Retrieved 22 April 2016.