C.V.Kunjuraman (1870-1949) was an ardent devotee of Sree Narayana Guru. He wanted to build a model society on the ideals of Guru. He was a well known journalist.  Through his articles and public speeches he exorted people to get educated to be free. He publicly declared that the then prevalent system of  “the more you  respect the more you get beating and the more you get beating the more  you had to respect” cannot be allowed to continue.