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
|1||Accamma Cherian||1909 - 1982||Travancore State Congress was formed and Accamma gave up her teaching career to join the struggle for liberty||Civil disobedience movement Quit India Movement|
|2||A.V. Kuttimalu Amma||1905 - 1985||She 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
|1||K. Kumar||1894 - 1973||Kumarji 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
|2||K. Kelappan||1889 - 1971||Kelappan was an energetic revolutionary, social reformer and crusader for justice to the downtrodden.||Bhoodan movement|
|3||Mohammed Abdur Rahiman||1898 - 1945||He attended college at Madras and Aligarh but discontinued his studies at Aligarh University to participate in Non-co-operation movement and Khilafat movement in Malaba||Non Co-operation movement
|4||Swadeshabhimani Ramakrishna Pillai||1878 - 1916||K. Ramakrishna Pillai (1878–1916) was a nationalist writer, journalist, editor, and political activist.|
|5||Vaikom Muhammad Basheer||1908 - 1994||Basher was honoured with the Padma Shri in 1982. He bagged the Sahitya Akademi award in 1970 and Kendra Sahitya Akademi award in 1982.|
|6||Vakkom Moulavi||1873 - 1932||Vakkom Abdul Khadar Maulavi tried to spread modern education and to eliminate evil customs,|
|7||Veliyankode Umar Khasi||1117 - 1273||Umar Khasi was an early participant in the Civil disobedience movement in Indian peninsula, refusing to pay tax||Civil Dis-Obedience Movement|
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