Under the aegis of the Nilgiris District Congress Committee the birth centenary of freedom fighter and Congress stalwart P.Kakkan was celebrated here on Saturday.

The President of the Udhagamandalam Town Congress Committee B.K.G.Kempiah presided.

Among those who participated were the Chairman, Udhagamandalam Municipal Council R.Rajendran and the Nilgiris Parliamentary Constituency Youth Congress President Anaai Edalath.

The meeting resolved to urge the authorities concerned to name the Adi-dravidar colony at Kozhipannai near here as ‘Kakkanji Nagar'.

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