Barrister Ramunni Menon Palat (1885 - 1963) MP

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Death: Died
Occupation: Lawyer, Politician, Nationalist
Managed by: Anilkumar Nair Puthalath
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About Barrister Ramunni Menon Palat

Ramunni Menon Palat was an Indian lawyer, landholder and politician from the Madras Presidency, belonging to the Justice Party. He had a BCL degree from the University of Oxford.[1] He was briefly the Minister for Public Health for the presidency, in Kurma Venkata Reddy Naidu's interim provisional cabinet during 1 April-14 July 1937. He was a Jenmi (landlord) and represented the Westcoast (Malabar) Landholder's Constituency in the Madras Legislature during 1930-36.[2] He was one of the two members in the Madras Legislative Assembly to oppose the Malabar Temple Entry Act which granted untouchables the right of entry into temples in the Malabar District.[3] He later became a member of the Hindu Mahasabha. He was the son of the Indian National Congress leader C. Sankaran Nair and brother-in-law of the diplomat K. P. S. Menon.[4][5][6][7][8][9] His great-grand daughter is the Hindi film actress Divya Palat.

References

   ^ Independent Labour Party (Great Britain) (1973). Socialist review, Volumes 19-20. Kraus Reprint. pp. 42.
   ^ Debates; Official Report , Volume 52. Madras Legislative Council. 1963.
   ^ Itihas,. 11. Andhra Pradesh archives. pp. 152.
   ^ Justice Party Golden Jubilee Souvenir, 1968. pp. 50–70.
   ^ Reed, Stanley (1943). The Times of India directory and year book including who's who. 20. Bennett, Coleman & Co.,. pp. 116.
   ^ Ralhan, Om Prakash (1998). Encyclopaedia Of Political Parties. 33-50. Anmol Publications PVT. LTD. pp. 25. ISBN 978-81-7488-865-5.
   ^ Ramanathan, K. V (2008). The Satyamurti letters: the Indian freedom struggle through the eyes of a parliamentarian,. 1. Pearson Education India. pp. 342. ISBN 978-81-317-1488-1.
   ^ Menon, T.C. Sankara. "Nair , Chettur Sankaran ( Sir ) (1857-1934)". Retrieved 25 March 2010.
   ^ Kumara Padmanabha Sivasankara Menon (1979). Memories and musings. Allied. pp. 292.