Bibi Mohanan is teaching live on Unacademy Plus
Renaissance of Kerala- PART9 Prepared By, Bibi Mohanan
K.P Karuppan(1885-1938) o Birth place- Cheranelloor ,near Ernakulam o Born on - 24 May, 1885 o He was born in Dheevara Fisherman community o Father - Pappu o Mother - Kochu pennu
K.P Karuppan(1885-1938) o Dedicated his life for the upliftment of the fishermen community o Organized his community in to regional groups called "Sabhas" Formed " Araya Samajam"
K.P Karuppan(1885-1938) o He is called as Lincoln of Kerala" o His first book was 'Lanka Mardhanam o Balakalesam is another important worlk O 'Jatikummi's his masterpiece-criticizes caste system o Acharabhooshanam- against superstitions o Samadhi saptakam condolence poem, on the death of ChattampiSwamikal
K.P Karuppan(1885-1938) o Nominated as a member of legislative council- in 1925 o Established Kochi Pulaya Maha Sabha in 1913 o Organised kayal sammelanam -in 1913
K.P Karuppan(1885-1938) o His statue is situated in Cheranellur o He was given the title "Kavi Thilakan"-by the King of Cochin o He is considered as the first human rights activists of Cochin state o Title of Vidwan by Kerala Varma Valiakoithampuran
K.P Karuppan(1885-1938) Sabhas founded by Pandit Karuppan o Valasamudhaya ParishkariniSabha - Thevara(Ernakulam) Kalyana Dayini Sabha-Kodungal loor o Jnanodayam sabha -Eda Kochi o Sudharma Sarvodaya Sabha-Thevara o Prabudha Chandrodaya Sabha - North Paravur o Araya Vamsodharani Sabha-Engandiyoor o Sanmarga Pradeepa Sabha - Kumbalam