Tuesday, 12 November 2013

KAYYUR REVOLT

KAYYUR REVOLT     1941

 Kayyur is where one of the first Communist peasant rebellions happened, and the British hanged four of its young men for it.
 Madathil Appu, the first accused in the Kayyur on March 29, 1943. Hanged with him was Chirukandan, Kunhambu Nair and Abu Backer.
Kayyur, the cradle of agrarian revolution in Kerala, is located in Kasargod District.
Situated on the banks of the Kariangode River(The great ‘THEJESWANI’), the village is famous for the Kayyur Revolt.

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