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LATHIKA NAIR, PARAVUR

Born on December 8, 1946 at Paravur.
Father: N.Sankunni Pillai. Maother: P.Bhavani Amma.

Paravur Lathika Nair is a gifted Malayalam poetess who wrote several melodious poems and lyrics. By profession she was a teacher. She has also worked as Editor in the Education Department of the Government of Kerala and as a Research Officer in Sri Sankaracharya Sanskrit University. Lathika Nair is one of the prominent personalities who is contributing substantially to foster the cultural development of the capital city. She is actively participating in the activities for the uplift of women in the society. She was the convener of the NSS Vanitha Union of Thiruvananthapuram. Adithalam, Ambika, Anuranjanam, Vishukkani, Madhuram Malayalam, Karukamazha are the collections of her poems. She has also written Panchathantra (Re-told), and Rashtrasilpi (biography). She has won K.K.Govindan Memorial Award for Best poetess. She is the winner of the award instituted by the Forest & Environment Department (Government of India) for best poetry, Kanakasree award etc.   She is one of the Executive Committee Members of the Nairs Academy of Information, Research and Services (N.A.I.R.S.)

LEELA P.

Born in 1935 at Chittoor, Palakkad District.
Father: E.K.Kunjan Menon. Mother: Meenakshykutty Amma.

P.Leela was one of the vocal musicians of India who made a name for herself by singing exquisite songs in mellifluous voice. Her contribution to the devotional music is unforgettable. She was an eminent play back singer. She started her studies of music from her early childhood. She sung her first film song for the Tamil film Kanakam. She sung for more than 5000 songs in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Gujarathi, Bengali and Hindi. She won the award for the best play back singer in 1969. In 1994, she was conferred Kalaimamani title by the Tamil Nadu Government. 
She died on October 30, 2005.

LEKSHMI N. MENON

Born on 28 March 1899
Father : M.Ramavarma Thampan Mother: Madhavi Kunjamma

Lekshmy N.Menon was always a proud of Kerala. She was an eminent personality who wrote an epic in the political, diplomatic, education and cultural fields. She was an embodiment of wisdom, maturity, idealism and dedication.† She represented India in the United Nations. She was the Parliamentary Secretary to Prime Minister and later hold office of the Minister for External Affairs in Pandit Nehruís cabinet. She was also served as the Chairperson of All India Womenís Corporation. 
She died in November 1982

LEKSHMI, Captain

Born in 1914
Mother : Ammu Swaminathan Father : Dr.Swaminathan

Captain Lekshmy was a prominent freedom fighter.† She joined Indian National Army (INA) of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and Netaji nominated here as the Commander of the Women Regiment of INA. She treated the victims of war field in the II World War. She won worldwide acclaim through her dedicated service to the nation.† She was also the cabinet member of Netajiís temporary government formed in 1943. She contested for the Presidents election in the year 2004 against Sri.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam, but she was defeated.

LALITHAMBIKA J.

Born on 1 January 1942.

Lalithambika is an eminent personality who captured public attention in various fields.† She expressed here abilities in the top level of bureaucracy as well as in literature.† Her writing kindled sweet and thoughtful feelings in the mind of people.† It also portrayed the evils and vices of people belonging to different walks of life. She entered in the civil service in 1966. Her record in the IAS personality test still stands as unbreakable. She was the District Collector of various districts of Kerala, Secretary to various departments of the Government, Chairperson of Agro-Industries Corporation and Rubber Board.







 



 
 
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