“Representative Indians” is a famous book written by?
Ans: G P Pillai
G P Pillai(Govindan Parameswaran Pillai)
- Barrister G.P. Pillai is the only Keralite mentioned in the autobiography of Mahatma Gandhi
- He was born in Pallichal, Thiruvananthapuram, India, in an aristocratic Nair family
- He was born on February 26, 1864 in Thiruvananthapuram
- One of the main leaders of the famous ” Malayali Memorial”(1891), He edited the Malayalee Memorial
- His slogan ” Travancore for Travancorians” ( Thiruvithamkoor Thiruvithamkoorukarkku)
- His famous works are Representative Indians, Indian Congress men, London and Paris :Through Indian Spectacles
- established the “Madras Standard” – the first English language newspaper in South India.