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About Us

V.R. Krishnan Ezhuthachan, in whose memory the college is named, was a veteran freedom fighter, legendary Congress leader, a fighting peasant leader, a patriarch in Gandhian constructive programme, Bhishmacharya in co-operative movement, a prudent editor with extraordinary journalistic skill, and above all a prolific writer in both Malayalam and English. He was the founder General secretary of Cochin state Prajamandalam - the political arm of congress party in the erstwhile Cochin native state before independence and also the founder editor of "Deenabandhu" the official organ of Congress party before and after independence. He was the architect of Congress party in erstwhile Cochin sate in to a truly mass based party, unlike in erstwhille Malabar district and pricely state of Travancore

He had authored many outstanding scholarly books including his own autobiography which won may laurels.

He had a glittering academic record, a gold medalist in S.S.L.C. stidied intermediate availing merit scholarship and passed B.A. Economics with first class and rank from Madras University. He took law degree(BL) with 1st rank from Trivandrum Govt. Law College and 3rd rank in Madras University in 1933. He was the first law graduate from Ezhuthachan community in Cochin.

His Guru in social and political field was his own father - in - law, a titan in socio- political field in erstwhile Cochin state Vakil. P. Kumaran Ezhuthachan - an active parliamentarian, five time member in Cochin State legislative council, a stormy politician and a crusading activist - Architect of Modern Cochin. Mr. Krishnan Ezhuthachan's parliamentary track record was unique and unparalleled; hewas a member in Cochin state legislative council and member of erstwhile Travancore- Cochin assembly representing Nenmara where the law college is situated.

When the Ezhuthachan educational society for human resources development got administrative sanction and NOC from Kerala Government to start a new law colleg at Elavanchery, Nenmara, Palakkad Dt. the society named it " V. R. Krishnan Ezhuthachan Law College " as a fitting memorial to the great leader.

V.R. Krishnan Ezhuthachan Law College, Elavanchery, started functioning from academic year from 2014-2015 with Prof. Radha G. Nair as Principal. She is a veteran in legal education, former Principal of Govt. Law College Kozhikode and Thrissur for seven years.

Our Vision

          We aim at high goals to impart quality legal education to nourish the young minds with knowledge of law, teach them the nuances of the legal profession and equip them to the nitty-gritty of the profession. The course has been structured in such a way that the students can opt to have a specialized knowledge and insight in the particular branch they are interested in along with the general knowledge in all other subjects. This gives them edge which is imperative in this competitive world.


Our Mission
  • Achieving excellence in education
  • Development of principled leaders
  • To make a hub of innovation
  • To rise legal awareness in the community for a greater social and economic justice.
  • To achieve a law literate society
  • Higher levels of Endeavour and achievement.
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