AV Joseph

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Av Joseph , the son of Ambat Kochuvareed and Annamkuty was born in 13-01-1906. After his primary education went to St.Joseph’s college for his BA. He did his LLB from Banaras Hindu university. While he was doing his MA was arrested for participation in freedom fighting and hence couldn’t complete it.

Was MLA in Pattum Thaanu Pillai Government. In 1960 contested Assembly but lost elections. He was the Dictator of 9th Praja Mandalam Congress. He was the DCC President of Ernakulam for 15 years. He was given a bronze citation in recognition of his participation in freedom fighting. He was arrested for freedom fighting on the day of his marriage. He spent 2 years in Parur jail. He was the first candidate to pass BA in Edappally and was rewarded by the parish for the same.

He was leader of freedom fighters union for 10 years. He was considered a strict Gandhian and lived all his life  with the same ideals.

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letter from Kerala government on death of Shri AV Joseph