dated June 1, 1954: Aikya Kerala demand

An Aikya Kerala Conference, organised by the Aikya Kerala Committee, was held at Kozhikode on May 30 under the presidentship of Mr. K. P. Kesava Menon, Editor, Mathrubhoomi. It was held to voice the demand for an Aikya Kerala State. Nearly 900 delegates from all over Malabar, Kasargod and Gudalur attended the conference, including Dr. C. R. Krishna Pillai, Prof. P. J. Thomas, Prof. Joseph Mundasseri, Mr. N. Narayana Menon, Mr. E. M. Sankaran Nambudripad, Mr. K. A. Damodara Menon, Mrs. Leela Damodara Menon, Mr. G. Sankara Kurup and Srimati Parakkal Gouri Amma. Delegates from the Malayalee associations in Bombay, Laccadives, Ahmedabad and other places also attended the conference.

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