Kadakampally Surendran is an Indian politician and a social worker who is the current Minister for Co- Operation, Tourism and Devaswom in Government of Kerala. A member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), he is presently a member of the Kerala State Committee of the party. He served as its Thiruvananthapuram District Committee Secretary for nine years from 2007 - 2016. Kadakampally has been a prominent figure of the CPI(M) and other leftist progressive movements in the district of Thiruvananthapuram for more than four decades. He is also a forefronter in the trade union activities in the state of Kerala.