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WomEn Leaders in Kerala Renaissance Parvathi Nenmenimangalam 

Parvathi Nenmenimangalam is a social reformer from Kerala, India. She was born in 1911 to Vishnu Namboothiri and Saraswathi Antharjanam at Irigalakkuda, Nadavarabathu Nalloor illam.

Parvathi Nenmenimangalam played an important role in organizing a social reform movement among the Namboodiri women. She along with Arya Pallam lead a movement to boycott cadjan umbrellas (Marakkuda) which was considered as a symbol of chastity among Namboodiri women and conducted a procession without cadjan umbrella. She was the president of the women’s conference at Yogakshema sabha.  She was responsible for the first widow remarriage in Namboothiri caste. She was the renaissance leader who led the Bodhavalkarana Jadha from Malappuram to Kottayam.

Parvathi Nenmenimangalam, the first woman who was nominated to Kochi Legislative Council for the advice on Namboodiri bill.


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