Ayyankali was born at Perumkattuvila, Plavathara Veedu at Venganoor in Trivandrum in the year 1863 August 28
Born in Pulaya Community which had suffered from social disabilities through the ages.
‘Villuvandi Agitation’ was led by Ayyankali in 1893 (from Venanoor to Trivandrum).
Started ‘Kudipallikoodam’ in 1905 at Venganoor for getting educational rights.
Kallumala Strike is also known as ‘Perinadu Riot’ (1915).
First Agricultural labour strike under Ayyankali was ‘Thonnooramandu Lahala or Ooruttambalam Lahala (1915).
He founded Sadhu Jana Paripalana Sangam in 1907
The journal published by Sadhujana Paripalana Snagam was ‘Sadhujana Paripaalini’.
The first editor of Sadhujana Paripalini was ‘Kaalichothi Karuppan’
Ayyankali was nominated in the Travancore Legislature on 1911 December 16.
Gopaladasan, Kurumban Daivathan, Vellikkara Chothi, Visakhan Thevan, Thiruvarpadu Kuttan were the important leaders of Sadhujana Paripalana Sangham.
In recognition of his outstanging services to the community Ayyankali was nominated to the Sreemoolam popular Assembly in 1914.
During the time of Ayyankali the lower caste people can only stand 64 feet away from upper class.
First organized agricultural strike in Kerala was conducted under the leadership of Ayyankali.
Ayyankali started a hostel at Vellayambalam for the students from backward classes.
Former President K.R. Narayanan was a resident of this hostel during his teenage.
He died in 18th June 1941.
Ayyankali Memorial is at Venganoor.
In 1980 November, Indira Gandhi installed the Sculpture of Ayyankali at Kowdiar Square Trivandrum.
Indira Gandhi called him as ‘The Great son of India’. Ezra David was the architect of this Statue.
Mahatma Gandhi visited Ayyankali at Venganoor in 1937, Gandhi called him as ‘Pulaya Raja’.
In the year 2002 Govt of India released Ayyankali memorial Stamp.
Ayyankali Urban Employment Guarantee Scheme launched by Govt of Kerala in 2010.
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