Com Rajesh was the son of Sri Murali and Smt Prasanna. He was from Patanamthitta district, Kerala. Com Rajesh was a brilliant student and true example for the slogan 'complete slogan'. He got high distinction in SSLC, first class in pre-degree, was a captain of college football team, member of the volleyball team and was awarded best actor in school youth festival. He was a promising poet and an athlete with bright future. He was secretary of the SFI Unit Panthalam NSS College. His organizing ability and leadership had made him the Student Union Chairman and a sore in the eyes of his political opponents. He was murdered while returning home after attending the SFI State March on 31st October, 2001 by the dalit Panthers.