In 1923 he staged a Dharana before Toddy shop. All were arrested at the Congress office except him since was not on the spot as he got out to supervise the Dharna. He very much felt for that.
During those days there was a ban to carry knife more than 6″ blades. Kamaraj decided to disobey to that order of British and conducted a revolution. That spread to Madurai. To conduct the same at Madurai he prepared 5 Swords. People came from Madurai to Virudhunagar. When the procession was about to start some hesitated . Swords prepared for them was with Kamaraj . On seeing then he sang a son of Bharathi and started dancing. It shacked the entire town of Virdhunagar Swords gave clinging sound.
The then Law minister Sir.C.P.Ramasami Iyer allowed to carry swords places except Malabar Region in order to stop the revolution in Tamilnadu.
After the Non-Co-Operation Movement a problem arise. Whether to go to Assembly or not. Desabandhu Chitranjandas , Mothilal Nehru , S.Srinivasa Iyengar , Bulabai Desai and Sathya Moorthy joined together. Started Swaraj Party. They want to enter into Parliament. But Rajaji opposed it . Kamaraj obeyed the decision of Congress and did not work with Sathyamoorthy.
In 1926 election he went Sri Vaikundam , Nasereth and Arel along with the followers.
Kamaraj came forward to conduct a revolution after the arrest of leaders like Saminatha- Mudaliar , Somayajulu since trying to remove the statute of Gen.Neel who tortured the participants of Army Revolution in 1857.
In 1927 , when Gandhiji came to Chennai Kamaraj consulted him about the revolution for removing the statute of Gen .Neel . Gandhiji advised him to do it without any force just like pelting clay over the statute. But it was stopped due to boycotting Simon Commission.
Kamaraj conducted a conference under the name of “Indian Democratic Congress ” presided by Nehruji who came to Chennai in 1927 after finishing the tour of Europe.
On 1937 as one day the statute of Gen.Neel was removed and kept at Museum . When it was questioned at the Assembly Rajaji gave a Brick but answer the statute is of their own and could be kept anywhere. There came a full stop to the matter.
In 1928 a commission under the leadership of Sir John Simon came to India. All the political parties started Boycotting the same and flagged the Black flag. With an uproar asking the commission to return back. The Government handled the situation severely. Nehruji was assaulted . The 64 years old Lala Rajpathi Rai got wounded and died in the prison.
The commission came to Madurai. Nobles patterned the Government joined at Thirumalai Naicker Palace. Patriotic public of Madurai aroused.
Thousands of people with black flag in hands invaded the Mahal shouting the Simon to go back. They were stopped by the ruling powers. Kamaraj came there in a car in which a Tricolor flag was hoisted. Along with him there came the famous Congress leader George Joseph. They observed the situation and organized the volunteers. Kamaraj and George Jospeh led them. Police got stunned on seeing the crowd.
In 1929 the Conservative party lost the election and the Labour party came to rule. At that time Jatheenthranath went on fast opposing the way in which political prisoners were treated in Jail in India. He last his life in that fast. This provoked Kamaraj. He preferred independence when Gandhiji was alive.