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When we own up our mistakes some people interpret it as if we are wrong. They too commit mistakes.

First non-Congress Party governor of an Indian State (Communist)

E. M. S. Namboodiripad, 1909–1998, Indian historian, political and social commentator, Chief Minister (Governor) of the Indian State of Kerala, Quoted in Quotations by 60 Greatest Indians, Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology.

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E. M. S. Namboodiripad
E. M. S. Namboodiripad
  • Born: June 13, 1909
  • Died: March 19, 1998
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Elamkulam Manakkal Sankaran Namboodiripad, popularly EMS, was an Indian communist politician and theorist, who served as the first Chief Minister of Kerala state in 1957–59 and then again in 1967–69. As a member of the Communist Party of India (CPI), he became the first non-Indian National Congress chief minister in the Indian republic. In 1964, he led a faction of the CPI that broke away to form the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)). He completed his graduation from St. Thomas College, Thrissur.

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