One of the Thrimoorthikal of Kerala ( Pattom Thanu Pillai, C Kesavan and T M Varghese..) and the first home minister of Tirukochi in 1948.
He gave up a very promising career and dedicated his whole life for Kerala.. Was instrumental in getting the accession of state of Travancore to India. Reading some historical documents,
|a painting of T M Varghese ..|
Towards the end of his career, he had virtually nothing to boast of, all his assets were utilised to support the Travancore State Congress at critical points of time, sometimes even to the extent of three years. The assets were used up over time for the state and its people.
The contribution of T M Varghese will be remembered by the Malayalis for generations to come..
Most of them use politics as a cushion to protect their ancestral or acquired (mostly illegal wine money, or bribery money or illegally acquired land) wealth from poachers and further to give a legitimacy to the ill-gained wealth.