E. Ikkanda Warrier

Ikkanda Warrier (ഇക്കണ്ട വാര്യര്) (1890 – 1977) was the third and the last Prime Minister of the state of Cochin, India, beginning in 1948.[1]

Edakkunni Ikkanda Warrier
ഇക്കണ്ട വാര്യര്
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3rd Prime Minister of Cochin
In office
20 September 1948 – 30 June 1949
MonarchKerala Varna VII
Preceded byT. K. Nair
Succeeded byPosition Abolished
ConstituencyOllur, Thrissur
Personal details
Born1890
Ollur, Thrissur, Kerala
CitizenshipIndian
NationalityIndian
Political partyIndian National Congress
Spouse(s)Lakshmikuttyamma
RelationsMarried
Children4
Parents
  • Meledathu Sankaran Namboothiri
  • Edakkunni Parvathikutty Warasiar
ResidenceOllur
Alma mater
ProfessionPolitician, Social Service

Early lifeEdit

Warrier was born in 1890 as the member of the Edakkunni Warriam in Ollur, Thrissur. He received his B.A from Madras Christian College, F.L. from Madras Law College, and B.L. from Trivandrum Law College. He set up his legal practice in Thrissur. He was an ardent supporter of the All-India States Peoples' Conference and held many offices in the organization.[2] He is the grand nephew of Diwan of Cochin T. Sankara Warrier. He is regarded as the architect of Peechi Dam, Vazhani Dam and Peringalkuthu Dam in Thrissur District.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "E.Ikkanda Varrier". PIB. Retrieved 17 September 2014.
  2. ^ Oral History Project, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi
  3. ^ "E.Ikkanda Varrier". PIB. Retrieved 17 September 2014.