Malabar Rebellion Centenary
The violent conflicts in the Eranad Taluk of Malappuram district began at Tirurangadi on August 20, 1921. It stretched for more than four months resulting in the imposition of the martial law in six of the 10 taluks in the region.
This historical event has several formulations put forth by different religious and political ideologues. It has been interpreted mainly in three ways, as an agrarian revolution aimed at dismantling the feudal landlords and establishing an egalitarian society, a rebellion against British colonialism, a revolt that had shades of communalism in terms of atrocities against the Hindu community.