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Kerala PSC - Leaders of Renaissance in Kerala - Ayillyath K Gopalan (AKG)


  • Ayillyath Kuttiari Gopalan was a popular Indian Communist leader.
  • He was born in 1904 at Peralasseri in Kannur.
  • In 1927 he joined Indian National Congress and actively participated in Khadi Movement.
  • He was arrested for participation in Salt Satyagraha in 1930.
  • In 1931 he became the Volunteer Caption of Guruvayoor Sathyagraha which held in order to open Guryvayoor Temple to all Hindus.
  • In 1937 he led a hunger march from Kannur to Madras. 39 persons were participated in this march.
  • In 1939 AKG joined Communist Party of Kerala.
  • AKG played an important role in the formation of Indian Coffee House.
  • First Indian Coffee House in Kerala was started at Thrissur on 8th March 1958.
  • AKG was the first leader of Oppossition in Loksabha.
  • AKG was elected to Loksabha thrice from Kasargod Loksabha Constituency.
  • AKG died on 22 March 1977.
  • AKG day is celebrated on March 22 in every year.
  • His tomb is situated at Payyambalam Beach in Kannur.
  • The National Headquarters of CPI(M) in Kerala is also called as AKG Center.
  • Indian Postal Department published a commemorative postal stamp on AKG on 1st October 1990.
  • The Malayalam Film AKG was directed by Shaji.N.Karunan was based on the story of AKG.
  • First communist leader who have his statue at Indian Parliament.
Important Question on Ayyathan Gopalan

1. Born in - 1904 October 1
2. Born at - Peralasseri (Kannur)
3. Full name - Ayillyath Kuttiari Gopalan
4. Father - Madhavi Amma
5. Mother - 2 November 1863
6. Wife - Susheela Gopalan
7. Who is known as The Crusader of the Down Trodden - A.k.Gopalan
8. The year in which A.K.G Joined Indian National Congress - 1927
9. The year in which A.K.G arrested for participation in Salt Satyagraha - 1930
10. The Volunteer Captain of Guruvayoor Satyagraha - A.K.G
11. Leader of "Kshethra Satyagraha Yathra" (In connection with Guruvayur Satyagraha) - A.K.G
12. The leader of Thiruvannoor Cotton Mill Strike - A.K.G (1935)
13. Leader of Hunger March - A.K.Gopalan, In - 1936, From - Kannur to Madrass
14. The year in which A.K.G become the Secretary of Kerala Communist Party - 1944
15. The founders of Calicut Labour Union - A.K.G and Krishnan Pillai
16. A.K.G was elected to Loksabha from - Kasaragod (1952)
17. The First Communit Opposition leader of the Loksabha - A.K.G
18. Who played an major role in the formation of Indian Coffee House - A.K.G
19. First Indian Coffee House in Kerala was started at - Thrissur (8 March 1958)
20. The Autobiography of A.K.G - Ente Jeevitha Kadha
21. Major Works - For Land, Work in Parliament, Around the World
22. Died on - 22 March 1977
23. A.K.G Day - March 22
24. A.K.G Tomb is situated at - Payyambalam Beach (Kannur)
25. A.K.G Memorial Library and Cultural Centre is situated at - Thalookkara Village (Malappuram)
26. The National Headquarters of CPI(M) - A.K.G Bhavan
27. A.K.G Bhavan is situated in - Delhi
28. The State Headquarters of CPI(M) in Kerala - A.K.G Center (Thiruvananthapuram)
29. A.K.G Statue is situated at - Kannur
30. The Malayalam film "AKG - Athijeevanathinte Kanal Vazhi" was directed by - Shaji.N.Karun
31. In the film "AKG - Athijeevanathinte Kanal Vazhi" the role of A.K.G was done by - P.Sreekumar
32. The year which Indian Postal Department published postage stamp in the memory of A.K.G - 1 October 1990

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