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A K Antony has had a record till date of no corruption and known as a man who leads a very simple life. A. K. Antony is the Minister of Defence in the Cabinet of India. Antony stepped into politics through Kerala Students Union.A K Antony was the president of Kerala Students Union later on of Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee and General Secretary of All India Congress Committee. Antony was the youngest Chief Minister of the state and stayed in the post from 1977 to 1978. Antony was made Chief Minister again from 1995 to 1996. Both the occassions saw K Karunakaran stepping down and Antony stepping in. A K Antony wa the leader of opposition in Legislative Assembly from 1996 to 2001. arty, Antony resigned as the Chief Minister of Kerala.[14][16] He was succeeded by Oommen Chandy. In 2001, he was made Chief Minister again but, he got fed up with the games played by people and handed over the office keys to Oommen Chandi. In 2005, he entered the Rajya Sabha and was shifted to Lok Sabha as the Defence Minister Pranab Mukherji was made in charge of the Ministry of External Affairs. Congress came into power again in 2009 and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, asked Antony to be in the same ministry as Minister of Defence thus A K Antony becomes the only one Defence Minister of India who has been in the same chair for seven years contineously. We at kerala9.com pray that, may this clean hearted, sincere and humble person of Indian political scenario stay in good health and peace of mind always. 

 

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