The present Kerala State was formed on 1st November 1956 by merging the princely Travancore and Kochi and the Malabar coast which was under the Madras State. The reconstitution was made on linguistic basis, which was the demand of the people of Kerala. One of the top most leaders who propagated for this was Com. EMS Namboodiripad. He fully justified the demand for “Aikya Kerala”, in his book on the subject and through many articles. The demand of the people was achieved on 1st November 1956. It is history that the Communists won the first election to Kerala State and Com. EMS Namboodiripad became the First Chief Minister of the state.
Best Wishes to the people of Kerala on this Day!