May 30, 2024

History


Vaikom Satyagraha

Recently, "Vaikom Satyagraha," one of the most Supported and recognised protests in India, marked its 100th anniversary. ABOUT VAIKOM SATYAGRAHA Vaikom is a serene town in Kottayam, Kerala. The Vaikom Satyagraha was launched on March 30, 1924 against the ban imposed on members of marginalized communities in the surroundings of Vaikom Mahadevar Temple. It marked the dawn of temple entry movements across India. It was launched by leaders in Kerala such as K. Madhavan, K.P. Kesava Menon and George Joseph, on the advice of Mahatma Gandhi. A march comprising of ‘upper caste’ Hindus who supported the reform commenced in Vaikom....Read More

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