M. K. Vellodi

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M. K. Vellodi
[[India High Commission of India to the United Kingdom Ambassador to the United Kingdom]]
In office
April 1947 – August 1947
Preceded bySamuel Runganadhan
Succeeded byV. K. Krishna Menon
Indian Ambassador to Switzerland
In office
20 June 1958 – 5 January 1962
Preceded byMohan Sinha Mehta
Succeeded byMohamed Abdul Rauf

Mullath Kadingi Vellodi CIE, ICS (born 1896, date of death unknown) was the appointed Chief Minister of Hyderabad state[1][2] by the government of India after the fall of the Hyderabad state ruled by Nizam rule.

A member of the Indian Civil Service, he was Textile Commissioner and ex-officio Joint Secretary in the Department of Industries and Civil Supplies during the British Raj. He was appointed a Companion of the Order of the Indian Empire (CIE) in the 1944 Birthday Honours list.[3] He was a Senior Civil servant in the Government of India. He was from Kottakkal in Kerala, an Indian state.[4]

Chief Minister (1950-52)[edit]

As the appointed Chief Minister of the Hyderabad State, he administered the state with the help of bureaucrats from Madras state and Bombay state.


From April-August 1947 he was acting Indian High Commissioner to London. From 20 June 1958 to 6 December 1961 he was ambassador to Bern.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ APonline - History and Culture - History-Post-Independence Era Archived 2013-12-20 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Indian states after 1947 A-L
  3. ^ "No. 36544". The London Gazette (Supplement). 2 June 1944. p. 2570.
  4. ^ "Malayalees find state very cozy". The Times of India. 25 August 2002. Retrieved 2009-06-13.
  5. ^ M. K. Vellodi in the Dodis database of the Diplomatic Documents of Switzerland[1][2][3]

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