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K. Appavu Pillai

K. Appavu Pillai

Indian Politician
K. Appavu Pillai
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Intro Indian Politician
Was Politician
From India
Type Politics
Gender male
Birth 15 April 1911, Hosur, India
Death 1 October 1973, Hosur, India (aged 62 years)
Star sign Aries
Politics Indian National Congress
K. Appavu Pillai
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Biography

K. Appavu Pillai (born 15 April 1911) is an Indian politician and former Member of the Legislative Assembly of Hosur. K. Appavu Pillai, popularly known as K.A.P, was an idealist and farsighted visionary in erstwhile Salem District and in Hosur town particularly. K. Appavu Pillai was elected as a Panchayat President, Hosur during the British regime (1943) for 30 long years till he breath his last on 1 October 1973. He won the 1957 State Assembly Election for Hosur Constituency and was instrumental in establishing SIPCOT in Hosur.

Born at Hosur in a middle-class family got educated in the District Board High School, Hosur, He rose to the position of a legislator, Managing Director Salem Central Co-op bank and Director - Dharmapuri central Co-op Bank.

Early life

K. Appavu pillai is a Father of K. A. Manoharan.

Elections contested

Year Election Party Constituency Result opposition candidate opposition party
1952 Tamil Nadu Assembly General Election INC Hosur Lost R. Muni Reddy
IND
1957 Tamil Nadu Assembly General Election IND Hosur Won N. Ramachandra Reddy
INC
1967 Tamil Nadu Assembly General Election INC Hosur Lost B. Venkataswamy Swatantra Party

Hosur Bus Stand named after K. Appavu Pillai

In 1980s the hosur bus stand was named after K. Appavu Pillai, on the remembrance of his service towards Hosur town panchayat for more than 30 years. In 2007 the new integrated bus terminus was again named after him and inaugurated by M. K. Stalin on 18 July 2010.

Hosur Bus Stand named after K.Appavu Pillai

Hosur Appavu Nagar

Appavu Nagar is a Locality in Hosur town named after K. Appavu Pillai.

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http://www.hindu.com/2010/07/10/stories/2010071054840300.htm
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Coimbatore/stalin-to-commission-new-bus-stand-in-hosur-today/article520797.ece
http://www.assembly.tn.gov.in/archive/2nd_1957/Review_2-1957-62.pdf
http://www.assembly.tn.gov.in/archive/2nd_1957/whoiswho_1957.pdf
https://pincodes.info/in/Tamil-Nadu/Krishnagiri/Kamandoddi/APPAVU-NAGAR-HOSUR/
https://www.electionsinindia.com/tamilnadu/hosur-assembly-vidhan-sabha-constituency-elections
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