C.K.P. Cheriya Mammukeyi is known as the Ironman of the Indian Union Muslim League. He was born in the ancient Keyi family on May 10, 1920.
Mammukeyi got involved in business and political activity from an early age. He was attracted to the Muslim League through Suttar Sait who later shifted to Pakistan. He played a major role in moulding several young leaders. He has served as the Vice-president of Muslim League and as Member of the Chandrika Director Board. He was even offered a post in the E.M.S. Ministry when M.P.M. Ahmed Kutty Kurikkal died but he politely refused. He has contributed a lot to the development of Thalassery. He was arrested and sent to jail during the liberation movement against the EMS ministry. He also went to jail 21 months during the emergency.
He died on June 9, 1994.