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  • Govinda Krishna Chettur (1898 - 1936)
    Commentary by Sreelatha Puthiyaveettil (2006/12/16) G. K. Chettur, one of the greatest of oriental writers in English, enthralled readers with his lyrical verse. His treatment of beauty and love, t...
  • Subhadra Vallillath Madhathil (1903 - d.)
    Subhadra Valliath Madathil was born into an aristocratic family of Malabar, the youngest daughter of Rao Bahadur T. M. Appu Nedungadi, a multi-faceted personality: a successful lawyer, a banker, a writ...
  • Sir Sankaran Nair Chettur, Sir (1857 - 1934)
    Sankaran Nair was appointed public prosecutor (1899) and advocate general (1907) for Madras State and a judge of the Madras High Court (1908). In his best-known judgment, he upheld conversion to Hind...
  • Justice Sir Madhavan Nair Chettur (deceased)
    Member of the British Privy Council

Chettur is a well-known Nair tarwad ( matriarchal family) located near Mankara in Palghat , Malabar District of Madras Presidency of British India. This family has produced many eminent personalities like Sir. C.Sankaran Nair. Another respectable family Palat has many close connection through marriage with the Chettur family. (Note: These details were put together from the scanty details available from the net. I request living members to contribute , whatever little they know about their ancestors. More pictures are welcome.)