V.O.Chidambaram Pillai


 

VOC

 

 

Name

V.O.Chidambaram Pillai

Born

05.09.1872

Vandanam

Near Ottapidaram  Thoothukudi District

Othernames

V.O.C.

Va.Voo.Cee

Kappal Ootiya Tamilzhan

Organization

Indian National Congress

Swedeshi Steam Navigation Company

Political Movement

Indian Independence Movement.

Profession

Lawyer

Died

18.11.1936

 

Note:

He was a prominent lawyer and a trade union leader. He gets credit for launching the “the first indigenous Indian shipping service” between Tuticorin and Colombo with the “Swedeshi Steam Navigation Company competing against British ships” He is also as “Kappal Ottia Tamilan.

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