Vimochana Samaram

The Vimochana Samaram (1958–59) was an anticommunist backlash against the first elected state government in Kerala, India, which was led by E. M. S. Namboodiripad of the Communist Party of India. Organised opposition to the state government was spearheaded by the Catholic Church in Kerala, the Nair Service Society and the Indian Union Muslim League. Although termed a


The Vimochana Samaram (1958–59) was an anticommunist backlash against the first elected state government in Kerala, India, which was led by E. M. S. Namboodiripad of the Communist Party of India. Organised opposition to the state government was spearheaded by the Catholic Church in Kerala, the Nair Service Society and the Indian Union Muslim League. Although termed a "liberation struggle", the campaign was largely peaceful by taking the form of statewide meetings and public demonstrations.
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