Shri. E.P. Gopalan

Son of Shri M.P.Chathunni Nair; born in 1912; Wife:Padmavathy; 2 Sons, 2 Daughters.

Member, 1st KLA [Pattambi-CPI], 2nd KLA [Perinthalmanna-CPI], 5th KLA [Pattambi-CPI].

Entered politics by joining Civil Disobedience Movement in 1930; joined CPI in 1939; Arrested and convicted for 21 months in 1939 for anti war speech; Detained under DIR in 1945; Went underground during 1948-51; Member, Malabar District Board; President, Palghat District Karshaka Sanghom; First non-official Chairman, Agro Industries Corporation.

Expired on 01-11-2001; Obituary made on 29-11-2001