Hailing from a traditionally affluent and aristocratic family in Kanhangad, Late Sri. C K Nair had been actively involved & instrumental in launching several humanitarian, cultural & educational projects. He had been rightly at the helm of affairs in many a progressive and charitable endeavors. No wonder his name had been synonymous with commitment, dedication & selfless service. Probably he had been one of the most popular and respected personalities of North Kerala during the second half of the previous century. Apart from occupying leadership status as panchayath president and Adhikari, he had extended a helping hand to various individuals and institutions very liberally.