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Thookumedai Kasirajan

(Tamilnadu)

Thookumedai Kasirajan known as Thookumedai Kasirajan Nadar an Indian freedom fighter, along with Rajagopalan was awarded capital punishment by the session’s court. The death warrant was issued for both of them on 30th April 1943. However, Venkatakrishnan took up their case and appealed to free them from hanging. He approached Gandhiji, who asked Rajaji to take up the case and file an appeal, which he did. Despite this, their convictions were upheld on appeal.