Proud to be a Malayalee!!  

Posted by NoeL in , ,

Fun Facts:-
  1. Keralites Mother Tongue is MALAYALAM (You can spell it from right to left & left to right)
  2. Malayalam is second most spoken language in the Gulf!!
  3. You will find Keralite farm workers, artisans, technicians, manual labourers, illiterates and semi-literates all migrating to all parts of the Globe.
  4. When they start most of them only know their mother tongue. Through hardwork, drive, enthusiasm, tenacity, persistence, Humour sense they learn the trades and many languages viz. Hindi, English, Arabic, Marathi etc. to sustain them.
  5. It is true that none of them speak Queen’s English. Most of the world does not.
  6. Kerala is the only 100% literate state in India.
  7. Kerala was rated as the most baby friendly state with the lowest infant mortality rates and the best Health Care Model by UN.
  8. It is only in Kerala a movement of selling commodities by a channel known as MARGIN FREE has been started. ( Example: A bottle of Horlicks in every state in India being sold for 112Rs including taxes is being sold in these Margin Free shops for only Rs.100 !!! ....Amazing isn’t it ???)
  9. Kerala is the only state where a Hindu, Muslim & a Christian family live side by side / in adjacent villas without any fear in perfect harmony, unlike other places in this world where we find community enclaves because the minority community is afraid of the majority.
  10. Most of the recent Hindi movies have Scene to Scene copies from Kerala ( MALLU!!) movies. Including the latest Billu Barber!!!
Personalities:-
  1. Present Indian Defense Minister is from Kerala. – Mr. A K Antony
  2. Present Indian Foreign Secretary is from Kerala - Mr. Shivshankar Menon
  3. Present Chief Justice of India is from Kerala - Mr. K.G. Balakrishnan
  4. The Chief of ISRO and the man behind "Chandryaan' , the Indian Space program is from Kerala - Mr. G Madhavan Nair
  5. Present National Security Adviser (NSA) to the Prime Minister is from Kerala – Mayankote Kelath Narayanan (M K Narayanan)
  6. Inaugural Chief of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) is from Kerala – Mr. Radha Vinod Raju
  7. Present Principal Secretary to Prime Minister is from Kerala – Mr. T K A Nair More
  8. The only Indian to contest for the UN Secretary General's Position is from Kerala. - Mr. Shashi Tharoor Follow on twitter
  9. The chief of Staff to UN Secretary General is from Kerala - Mr. Vijay Nambiar
  10. Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi & Rajiv Gandhi all had their Private Secretaries hailing from Kerala.
  11. The last Indian representative to the Miss Universe contest was a Keralite.

That's shat a Malayalee is all about, all around the world.
I am proud to be a KERALITE, a MALAYALEE!!

Cheers
NoeL

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3 comments

proud to be a malayali... but u missed our former president K R Narayanan...

July 25, 2009 at 9:43 PM

You should also mention legends like K.S Chitra & Sri. Yesudas for their outstanding contribution to indian music..

August 2, 2009 at 4:21 PM

It looks like I have missed quite a few names!! :(

August 6, 2009 at 11:54 PM

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