The conditions of the beedi workers will be discussed
with the representatives of Madras and Mysore governments
and then only decisions will be made, says T.V.Thomas.
Janmikaram abolition bill passed. Kerala
government decides to establish two development blocks
in Kozhikode, Palakkad districts from 1959 April.
Port folio under Law minister VR Krishna
Iyer was divided among other Ministers because of his
Stockholm visit to take part in a peace summit.
• Assembly procedures concluded. The message send
by President on Education Bill was distributed among the
• Central social welfare board
chairman Smt. Durgabai Deshmukh congratulates the well
functioning of orphanages in Kerala.
• New syllabus for primary, secondary
and higher secondary classes-government. press note.
• Students strike in Kuttanad
against the boat fee hike from one ‘ana’ (six
paisa) to ten paisa because of nationalisation.
• Debt relief bill signed by
• Government orders salary revision
of the transport workers.
Police shootout in front of Hindustan
cashew factory at Chandanathoppe.
Government orders to submit the work
disputes of Sitharam mill for adjudication before Ernakulam
Government warned to take strict actions
against those who destroy public properties and obstruct
school going pupils.
Salary increment to private school
teachers. The dearness allowance given to that of subsidiary
staff of local bodies and government organization will
be provided to the teachers.
Deliberations to start new industries
in Kerala. Minister for Industries Mr. K. P Gopalan met
the industrialists .They expressed their interest to start
a rubber factory and a rolling mill in Kerala.