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“Rev. Benjamin Bailey was a British missionary who came to Kerala in 1816. He is considered to be one of the pioneers of modern education in Kerala. He established the first printing press in Kerala and translated the Bible into Malayalam. He also helped to develop Malayalam as a literary language. His contributions helped to lay the foundation for the Kerala Model of development, which is based on high literacy rates, social welfare programs, and gender equality.”

Rev Benjamin Bailey