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AD 1891: Malayali Memorial Agitation

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AD 1891: Malayali Memorial Agitation. According to that Agitation, a memorandum presented by a group of citizens under the leadership of GP Pillai and KP Shankara Menon to Maharaja Sree Moolam Thirunal on January 1, 1891. It was signed by more than 10,028 citizens which includes all castes and religions. It demands Sri Moolam Thirunal to secure government jobs for educated people in Travancore. At that time, most jobs were in the hands of Tamil Brahmins. It is the first recorded political movement in Travancore and Cochin.

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