Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan is a veteran Congress leader and former minister. A native of Kottayam, he completed graduation in law and started practicing as advocate in Kottayam bar since 1976.

He was an MLA representing Aroor from 1991 to 2006 and was elected from Kottayam in 2011. He was a minister in 2004 and 2011 cabinets.