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K. T. Kosalram

(1915 – 1985) – (Tamilnadu)

K. T. Kosalram (Aged 70) was a native of the Thoothukudi (Tuticorin) District in Tamil Nadu, India, born in 1915. He was a notable Indian politician, freedom fighter, and a member of the Congress party, belonging to the esteemed Kalingar Vamsam. Kosalram was also the proprietor of the newspaper “Dina Sethi,” based in Purasawakkam.

His active involvement in the Indian freedom struggle included participation in the Civil Disobedience Movement of 1932 and the August Movement of 1942. Notably, he was implicated in the Kurmbur Railway Station burning incident in 1942, leading to his arrest and imprisonment. Kosalram served as the secretary of the Tirunelveli District Satyagraha committee.

Following India’s independence, he was elected as a Member of Parliament from the Trichendur Constituency in the 1977, 1980, and 1984 elections. Additionally, he remained the proprietor of “Dina Saidhi,” a newspaper based in Purasawakkam, Chennai. Kosalram’s life concluded on the 27th of January, 1985. He Passwd away on 27th January 1985.