|Sri. M.K. Jinachandran
Sri. M.K. Jinachandran is a name akin to Wayanad who contributed immensely in the field of education, agriculture etc. This well known philanthropist and visionary is one among the pioneers whose name will ever be remembered as a molder of the socio-political culture of Wayanad.
Fr. Mathai Nooranal
Fr. Mathai Nooranal is the name that will figure in the field of higher education of this district as the founder and guide of the first college of the district namely the St.Mary’s College, at Sultan’s Battery, established in 1965. His name also is associated with the development of co-operative movement in the state.
Rt. Rev. Dr. Jacob Thoonkuzhy
Rt. Rev. Dr. Jacob Thoonkuzhy was the first metropolitan with a diocese in the district and did yeomen service until recently for the overall development of the district.