Kallen Pokkudan

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Pokkudan in March 2013.

Kallen Pokkudan (Malayalam: കല്ലേൻ പൊക്കുടൻ; 1937 – 27 September 2015), also known as Kandal Pokkudan, was an Indian environmental activist and writer. He was best known for helping to protect mangrove forests in Kerala from 1989 until his death. He also wrote several books even his basic literacy, including to autobiographies.

Pokkudan was born in Ezhom Moola, Idukkil Thara, Kannur. He had six children, three sons and three daughters.

Pokkudan died after an illness on 27 September 2015 in Cherukunnu, Kannur. He was 78.[1]

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  1. "Mangrove missionary Kallen Pokkudan dies". The Times of India. 28 September 2015. Retrieved 29 September 2015.

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