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Potheri Kunhambu; The social reformer from North Malabar

Journal: International Journal of English, Literature and Social Science (Vol.6, No. 3)

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Page : 36-38

Keywords : Colonial Intelligentsia; Caste; Untouchability; Downtrodden people.;

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Potheri Kunhambu was an eminent social reformer from North Malabar. He belongs to Thiyya community. He mainly focused for the upliftment of lower communities especially pulayas of North Malabar. His activities were ridiculed by the caste hindus and they called him as “Pulayan Kunhambu”. The objective of this paper is to examine the role of Potheri Kunhambu and his Novel “Saraswathivijayam” in the upliftment of lower communities of Malabar.

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