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Sriram Venkitaraman Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Education: Master's In Public Health From Harvard University
Hometown: Kerala
Age: 33 Years (as In 2019)

Sriram Venkitaraman

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Bio/Wiki
Official NameShri Sriram V
ProfessionSuspended Civil Servant (IAS), Medical Doctor
Famous ForSpearheading the illegal construction in Munnar, Kerala
Physical Stats & More
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Civil Service
ServiceIndian Administrative Service (IAS)
Batch2012
CadreKerala
Major DesignationsSub-Collector in Devikulam, Idukki District, Kerala
2019: Director of the Kerala Survey Department
Personal Life
Date of Birth28 November 1986 (Friday)
Age (as in 2019)33 Years
BirthplaceKerala
Zodiac signSaggitarius
NationalityIndian
HometownKerala
SchoolBhavan’s Vidya Mandir, Girinagar
College/University• Trivandrum Medical College
• Srirama Chandra Bhanja Medical College
• Harvard University
Educational Qualification(s)• M.B.B.S. from Trivandrum Medical College
Sriram Venkitaraman receiving his medical degree from APJ Abdul Kalam
• MD from Srirama Chandra Bhanja Medical College
• Master’s in Public Health from Harvard University through the Fulbright Program
ReligionHinduism
HobbiesReading, Watching movies, Doing Street Photography, and Travelling
Controversies• He was serving as the sub-collector in Devikulam during the eviction drive in Munnar in 2017. He served 11 notices to around 100 resorts and unauthorized constructions and opposed illegal construction in Munnar, which angered local politicians and Chief Minister of Kerala Piranayi Vijayan.
• In August 2019, he was charged for causing a road accident, while driving the car in a rash, negligent manner, and in the state of intoxication, which resulted in the death of the journalist K.M. Basheer.
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Family
Wife/SpouseN/A
ParentsFather: P. R. Venkataraman (Professor of Zoolgy)
Mother: Rajam Ramamoorthy (works for State Bank of India)
SiblingsSister: Lakshmi (Doctor)
Brother: None
Sriram Venkitaraman with his Family
Favourite Things
Favourite ActorMammootty
Favourite PoetV. Madhusoodanan Nair
Favourite WriterFranz Kafka
Favourite BookCamus and Nietzsche
Favourite Film"The King & the Commissioner (2012)," "Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum (2017)," "The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)," "Fight Club (1999)"
Favourite Travel DestinationPathanamthitta in Kerala, Goa, Agrasen ki Baoli in Delhi
Favourite Pilgrimage SiteHazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah in Delhi
Favourite SportsBasketball, Cricket

IAS Sriram Venkitaraman

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Sriram Venkitaraman

  • Does Sriram Venkitaraman Smoke?: Not Known
  • After he graduated, one of his friends named Lakshmi suggested him to try for UPSC Examinations as his knowledge would come of better use, if he became an IAS officer. He thought about it amply and finally decided to appear for UPSC examinations.

    Sriram Venkitaraman at his graduation

    Sriram Venkitaraman at his graduation

  • He is an athletic person and likes to play basketball and cricket.
  • Sriram likes to travel and one of his most favourite travel destinations is Kodachadri mountain in Karnataka.
  • After watching the characters ‘Joseph Alex IAS and Bharath Chandran IPS’ from the film “The King & the Commissioner,” Sriram wanted to direct a film.
  • Reportedly, on 3 March 2019, Sriram was going to his apartment in Kawdiar. His friend Wafa Firoze offered him a lift in her car. But they Sriram wished to have dinner at Palayam before going to his apartment. They both stopped in mid-way at Café Coffee Day. From there Sriram took the charge of driving and that’s when the accident happened.

    Sriram Venkitaraman's friend Wafa Firoze

    Sriram Venkitaraman’s friend Wafa Firoze

  • Sriram hit the journalist K. M. Basheer, who was riding a bike. Sriram sustained a few injuries because of the accident but K. M. Basheer died.

    K.M. Basheer

    K.M. Basheer

  • After the accident, Sriram admitted himself to a private hospital. When the Magistrate Court ordered to imprison him, Sriram was taken to Government College Medical Hospital in Kerala.
  • Two days after he was arrested, the Government ordered his suspension with immediate effect under Rule 3(3) of the All India Services (Discipline & Appeal) Rules, 1969.
  • Although the Volkswagen car belonged to Wafa Firoze, both Sriram and Wafa claimed that the latter was driving the car.

    The site of the accident where Sriram Venkitaraman hit K.M. Basheer

    The site of the accident where Sriram Venkitaraman hit K.M. Basheer

  • On 6 Aug 2019, Sriram was granted bail after the prosecution failed to produce enough evidence against him being in an inebriated condition. The delay on the part of police registering a case against him also helped. However, his bail was called off later. Reportedly, on 22 August 2019, the fingerprint bureau detected Sriram’s fingerprint on the driver’s side of the car involved in the accident.
  • According to the reports, Jayasurya made a cameo appearance in Gireesh Nair’s “Puzhikkadakan (2019,” and his character in the film is based on “Shriram Venkitaraman.”

    Puzhikkadakan (2019)

    Puzhikkadakan (2019)

  • He is a dog lover and owns a pet dog named ‘Ray.’

    Sriram Venkitaraman with his dog Ray

    Sriram Venkitaraman with his dog Ray

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