A mechanical engineer by education and trade union leader by vocation, Shibu Baby John, the Minister for Labour and Rehabilitation, of Kerala. State, is bringing in a whole new dimension to public service with his vast experience and expertise in a wide spectrum of fields.
Shibu Baby John (born - 27 July 1963) the present Labour Minister is the only Engineer by profession in Kerala cabinet. Son of Late Baby John, the eminent RSP leader Mr. Shibu is also the General Secretary of Revolutionary Socialist Party (Baby John) based in Kerala, This party being part of Congress-led United Democratic Front.
After graduating from TKM College of Engineering with a B tech Degree, he ventured into export business. He contested from Chavara constituency with RSP ticket and won during the 2001 assembly elections. Chavara constituency has been Mr Baby John's forte for decades. Further Mr. Shibu quit RSP and launched Revolutionary Socialist Party (Baby John) in 2005. In 2006 assembly election unfortunately he lost. However In the 2011 assembly election he defeated the then State Minister N.K.Premachandran with a clear lead of 6061 votes from the same Chavara constituency, proving that he is a unrelenting fighter.
Since the time as a leader of youth wing of RSP (B), Mr. Shibu has led many agitations against anti-people policies,
The Experience and exposure that was gained as an Industrialist during the formative years and later as a Trade Union Leader of various sectors, working closely with the workers of all stratospheres has added to the experience and understanding of the issues. This has helped in molding the insight and principles as a mass leader with awareness to issues even at the grass root level.
As a person Shibu Baby john is a wild life enthusiast and nature lover with a penchant for travel. He has visited lot of countries like USA, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Greece, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxemburg, Portugal, Switzerland, UAE, South Africa, Egypt, Japan, Korea, Srilanka, Singapoor, Indonesia, Malaysia, Maldives, Thailand, Spain.
Keen Interest in understanding civilization in a bigger canvass, has made him an explorer of history and culture of different civilizations. An ardent learner of Art, literature, Music and Cinema from around the world, he takes much interest in learning about the great personalities of our times from other Nations.
Closely associated with badminton association and clubs. , he is a passionate lover of sports and out door activities.
He is son of the legendary Baby John and Annanmma Baby John. Married to Annie Mathew, the loving couple is blessed with 2 kids, Master Achu Baby John and Master Amar Sebastian