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AD 1947: The events in Kerala History

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AD 1947: In a press meet held in June 11, CP Ramaswami Iyer issued a statement citing that Travancore would become independent following the Indian independence in August 15th. This statement led to controversy. A general meeting was held by the public in pettah in July 13th and police fired the public. A student named, Rajendran and 3 others were shot dead. After that Ramaswami Iyer resigned in 1947 following an unsuccessful murder attempt against him in July 25th.

AD 1947: Diwan rule in Kochi also came to an end.

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