Kannur, Nov 2 (UNI) The Indian Coffee House (ICH), a restaurant chain in India run by Workers Co-operative Societies, is all set to celebrate the 50th year of its formation.
It was late Communist leader A K Gopalan, who inaugurated the first ICH in Thrissur on March 7, 1958 under the Indian Coffee Workers Co-operative Society Limited and second in Thalassery on August 7, 1958.
The jubilee fete would start from January 2008 at Kozhikode and conclude at Kannur during September.
The celebration coincides with the birth centenary of AKG.
While the ICH functions under two zones in Kerala -- Malabar and Thrissur, the other zones are located in Delhi, Mumbai, Puducherry, Bangalore, Nagpur, Lucknow and Jabalpur.
The ICH has 16 branches under the Malabar zone and 55 under Thrissur zone.