M. K. Vellodi

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M. K. Vellodi
[[India High Commission of India to the United Kingdom Ambassador to United Kingdom]]
In office
April 1947 – August 1947
Preceded by Samuel Runganadhan
Succeeded by V. K. Krishna Menon
Indian Ambassador to Switzerland
In office
June 20, 1958 – January 5, 1962
Preceded by Mohan Sinha Mehta
Succeeded by Mohamed 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 June 20, 1958 to December 6, 1961 he was ambassador to Bern.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ APonline - History and Culture - History-Post-Independence Era
  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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