July 1958

July 4

The conditions of the beedi workers will be discussed with the representatives of Madras and Mysore governments and then only decisions will be made, says T.V.Thomas.

July 7

Janmikaram abolition bill passed. Kerala government decides to establish two development blocks in Kozhikode, Palakkad districts from 1959 April.

July 8

Port folio under Law minister VR Krishna Iyer was divided among other Ministers because of his Stockholm visit to take part in a peace summit.

July 9

Assembly procedures concluded. The message send by President on Education Bill was distributed among the members.

Central social welfare board chairman Smt. Durgabai Deshmukh congratulates the well functioning of orphanages in Kerala.

July 14

New syllabus for primary, secondary and higher secondary classes-government. press note.

Students strike in Kuttanad against the boat fee hike from one ‘ana’ (six paisa) to ten paisa because of nationalisation.

July 15

Debt relief bill signed by government.

Government orders salary revision of the transport workers.

July 22

Police shootout in front of Hindustan cashew factory at Chandanathoppe.

July 23

Government orders to submit the work disputes of Sitharam mill for adjudication before Ernakulam Industrial Tribunal.

July 27

Government warned to take strict actions against those who destroy public properties and obstruct school going pupils.

July 30

Salary increment to private school teachers. The dearness allowance given to that of subsidiary staff of local bodies and government organization will be provided to the teachers.

July 31

Deliberations to start new industries in Kerala. Minister for Industries Mr. K. P Gopalan met the industrialists .They expressed their interest to start a rubber factory and a rolling mill in Kerala.