KC Joseph is Kerala’s Minister for Rural Development, Planning, Culture and NORKA. An experienced politician, Joseph entered politics through the Kerala Students Union, where he served as president of Kerala Pradesh Youth Congress, Member of Kerala University Syndicate and Convenor of standing committee of Syndicate on Finance. He also served as Member of AICC, secretary of Congress Legislative Party etc. He was the secretary of the Congress Legislative party in the previous assembly. He has been elected six times to the Kerala Legislative Assembly, since 1982.