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Kerala
or Keralam is an Indian state located on the Malabar coast of south-west India. It was created on 1 November 1956 by the States Reorganisation Act by combining various Malayalam speaking regions....
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1949
7.1.1949
The merger of two princely states of India, Cochin and Travancore, into the state of Thiru-Kochi (later re-organized as Kerala) in the Indian Union ends more than 1,000 years of princely rule by the Cochin Royal Family.
1956
11.1.1956
The Indian states Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, and Mysore state are formally created under the States Reorganisation Act.
1957
4.5.1957
In India, Communists win the first elections in united Kerala and E.M.S. Namboodiripad is sworn in as the first chief minister.
2002
5.2.2002
Marad massacre of eight Hindus near Palakkad in Kerala.