“Gandhiji told me to work for the people", Meet the 102-year old lawyer, K Ayyappan Pillai

Murali Krishnan June 21 2016

“Everyone should know the law, every citizen should be aware of his/ her rights and duties”, Ayyappan Pillai’s voice may be meek but his spirit is not. A 102-year old veteran at the Trivandrum Bar – Pillai’s tales are nearly folklore.

It was an article about Pillai in Malayala Manorama that first caught my eye. The report spoke about Pillai’s role during the integration of princely State of Travancore into the Indian Union.

After efforts to . . .

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