FREEDOM FIGHTERS FROM KERALA

There are many men and women in this tiny state who have entered the hall of fame. There are many independent individuals who have played a part in Kerala’s social and cultural history in different ways and have contributed immensely during the Freedom Struggle. Kerala is proud by their immense contributions in both national and international levels.Below here we list some of the most famous freedom fighters and activists who have contributed in several ways. These are names we are never  supposed to forget. Also this list may be useful for exam seekers and competitive exam preparation.

Women freedom fighters of Kerala

S.NoNamesPeriodsDetailsMovement
1Accamma Cherian1909 - 1982Travancore State Congress was formed and Accamma gave up her teaching career to join the struggle for libertyCivil disobedience movement Quit India Movement
2A.V. Kuttimalu Amma 1905 - 1985She led groups of women in the picketing of foreign cloth-shops in Kozhikode in the year 1931.Civil disobedience movement Quit India Movement

Freedom fighters of Kerala - Men

S.NoNamesPeriodsDetailsMovement
1K. Kumar1894 - 1973Kumarji was the President of the Travancore Congress Committee and was also in charge of Gandhiji's Travancore tour more than once.Salt Satyagraha
Temple Entry movement
2K. Kelappan1889 - 1971Kelappan was an energetic revolutionary, social reformer and crusader for justice to the downtrodden.Bhoodan movement
3Mohammed Abdur Rahiman1898 - 1945He attended college at Madras and Aligarh but discontinued his studies at Aligarh University to participate in Non-co-operation movement and Khilafat movement in MalabaNon Co-operation movement
Khilafat Movement
4Swadeshabhimani Ramakrishna Pillai1878 - 1916K. Ramakrishna Pillai (1878–1916) was a nationalist writer, journalist, editor, and political activist.
5 Vaikom Muhammad Basheer1908 - 1994Basher was honoured with the Padma Shri in 1982. He bagged the Sahitya Akademi award in 1970 and Kendra Sahitya Akademi award in 1982.
6Vakkom Moulavi1873 - 1932Vakkom Abdul Khadar Maulavi tried to spread modern education and to eliminate evil customs,
7Veliyankode Umar Khasi1117 - 1273Umar Khasi was an early participant in the Civil disobedience movement in Indian peninsula, refusing to pay taxCivil Dis-Obedience Movement

If you have any more names to add up the list please comment below.

 

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here
Captcha verification failed!
CAPTCHA user score failed. Please contact us!