Shri. C.H. Kanaran

Son of Smt.Narayani; Born in 1909 at Punnol, Tellicherry; Wife: Parvathy, 2 Sons, 2 Daughters; Started career as a Teacher.

Member, Madras Legislative Assembly (1951-56), 1st KLA [Nadapuram-CPI].

Joined Civil Disobedience Movement in 1930; Was a member of Congress Socialist Party; Organised Communist Party in Tamil Nadu; Imprisoned during 1949-50 and several times over the years; Went underground when the Communist Party was banned.

State Secretary, CPI(M).

Expired on 10-10-1972; Obituary made on 23-10-1972.