E. Ikkanda Warrier

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Edakkunni Ikkanda Warrier
ഇക്കണ്ട വാര്യര്
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ConstituencyOllur, Thrissur
Personal details
Ollur, Thrissur, Kerala
Political partyIndian National CongressFlag of the Indian National Congress.svg
Children2 sons & 2 daughters
ParentsMeledathu Sankaran Namboothiri (father)
Edakkunni Parvathikutty Warasiar (mother)
Alma materDr. Ambedkar Government Law College, Chennai, Maharaja's College, Madras Christian College, Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram
ProfessionPolitician, Social Service

Ikkanda Warrier (ഇക്കണ്ട വാര്യര്)(1890–1977) was the first and the last Prime Minister of the state of Cochin, India, beginning in 1948.[1]

Early life[edit]

Warrier was born in 1890 as the member of the Edakkunni Warriam in Ollur, Thrissur. He received his B.A from Madras Christian College, F.L. from Madras Law College, and B.L. from Trivandrum Law College. He set up his legal practice in Thrissur. He was an ardent supporter of the All-India States Peoples' Conference and held many offices in the organization. [2]He is the grand nephew of Diwan of Cochin T. Sankara Warrier. He is regarded as the architect of Peechi Dam, Vazhani Dam and Peringalkuthu Dam in Thrissur District.

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  1. ^ "E.Ikkanda Varrier". PIB. Retrieved 17 September 2014.
  2. ^ Oral History Project, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi
  3. ^ "E.Ikkanda Varrier". PIB. Retrieved 17 September 2014.