Ok Ayyappan Pillai, the liberty fighter and senior BJP chief, handed away on January 5, 2022, on the age of 107. Pillai was present process remedy for age-related illnesses at a personal hospital in Thiruvananthapuram. Ayyappan Pillai had participated in India’s freedom battle and had met Mahatma Gandhi. Pillai was a senior lawyer and was additionally a member of Shree Moolam Praja Sabha of Travancore.
The Chief Minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan expressed his condolences on the loss of life of the liberty fighter and distinguished socio-political activist. The BJP President JP Nadda, whereas condoling the demise of Ayyappan Pillar, mentioned he selflessly devoted his whole life to the service of society.
Kerala: Freedom fighter and BJP chief Ok Ayyappan Pillai passes away on the age of 107
He was present process remedy for age associated illnesses at a hospital in Thiruvananthapuram pic.twitter.com/dKOQgQ4ghd
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January 5, 2022
About Ayyappan Pillai
Ok Ayyappan Pillai was a well-liked determine throughout the pre and post-independence interval as a freedom fighter. He was additionally a political chief and an eminent lawyer within the Kerala Excessive Court docket.
Ayyappan Pillai was an eminent persona of Travancore politics from the early thirties and for a number of many years later. Within the Seventies, Pillai joined BJP and had additionally served as its state vice-president. On the time of his loss of life, Ayyappan Pillar was heading the get together’s disciplinary committee.
Early Lifetime of Ok Ayyappan Pillai
He was born in 1914 in Mundanadu. Pillai’s father was within the authorities service and had retired as Deputy Peishkar.
For the reason that household used to maneuver round due to his father’s transferrable job, Ayyappan Pillai had obtained major schooling in varied faculties of Meenachil, Changanesserry, and Alappuzha. Pillai obtained his commencement diploma from Govt Arts Faculty and a regulation diploma from the Legislation Faculty, Thiruvananthapuram.
Ayyappan Pillai throughout India’s freedom battle
Ok Ayyappan Pillai had participated within the Give up India Motion after assembly Mahatma Gandhi. He was additionally the primary elected member of Sree Moolam Praja Sabha and had additionally served as a member of the Thiruvananthapuram Company Council.
Mahatma Gandhi had suggested Pillai to serve folks instantly which additional prompted him to face for the elections within the newly fashioned legislature of Travancore. He represented Trivandrum as an Indian Nationwide Congress Candidate.