genealogy.sp | Samayam Malayalam | Updated: September 25, 2022, 12:50 PM
Aryadan Muhammad, who was a Samantha Congress leader who took a secular political stand, was active in the field of organization by organizing the plantation workers. Initially, Munderi rubber plantation workers were organized and traveled 38 km through the forest from Nilambur. He became active in the Congress in 1945 when he heard Muhammad Abdurrahiman Sahib’s speech at Chantakunni. Aryadan Muhammad (87), a four-time Kerala minister and eight-time Nilambur MP for 34 years, died at a private hospital in Kozhikode. While still a student at Nilambur Manavedan High School, Vidyathi was drawn to the Congress. When the first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru came to Nilambur in 1953, Aryadan Muhammad was working as a volunteer. Aryathan Manavedan was also active in the arts and sports and captained the school football team. He was active in politics during his studies. In 1956, he was elected as the General Secretary of the Vandur Farka Congress Committee, which included present-day Nilambur and Vandur constituencies. Later he became active in the field of labor organisation.