Ennakkad is a ward in Budhanoor Grama Panchayat, Alappuzha district in the Indian state of Kerala.[1]

Ennakkad
village
Ennakkad is located in Kerala
Ennakkad
Ennakkad
Location in Kerala, India
Ennakkad is located in India
Ennakkad
Ennakkad
Ennakkad (India)
Coordinates: 9°17′0″N 76°33′0″E / 9.28333°N 76.55000°E / 9.28333; 76.55000Coordinates: 9°17′0″N 76°33′0″E / 9.28333°N 76.55000°E / 9.28333; 76.55000
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictAlappuzha
Population
 (2001)
 • Total18,563
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
689624
Vehicle registrationKL30
Nearest cityChengannur
Lok Sabha constituencymavelikkara
Vidhan Sabha constituencychengannur
ClimateMIXED (Köppen)

LocationEdit

Ennakkadu is surrounded by Chennithala, Gramam, Puliyoor, Mavelikkara, Budhanur and Mannar. Ennakkad has its own space in the history of Kerala and contributed significantly in the growth of Communism in Kerala. A heritage building in Ennakkadu is Ennakkadu palace.

Worship centres in EnnakkadEdit

St Michael's Church EnnakkadEdit

St Michael's Church is famous worship centre in Ennakkad. It belongs to Lactin Catholic and the festival of celebration in April 17th to 21st every year. St Michael's church is located near Ennakkad junction and opposite of St Mary's Church.

Devi TempleEdit

Ennakkadu Devi temple is very famous. The official name of Ennakkad Devi temple is Naluvila Devi Temple. This temple is a family trust now and is owned and managed by the elder members of Kaduvinal Family. This temple was built by Kaduvinal family members in their own land for their religious purpose. Kaduvinal and Srattile families are very oldest family branches in Ennakkad. Kaduvinal and Srattile family members are relatives to each other. Kaduvinal family members were involved in various decision makings of the Temple Festivals. The temple festival is on "Bharani" Nakshathram in the Malayalam month of Meenam.

HistoryEdit

A remote forested area lying east of Kuttamperoor, south of Budhanoor, west of Puliyoor, north of Mavelikara had wild animals and thick vegetation with tall wild trees.

Ennakkad as a human settlement, shown an urban characters in the past. Then there was a decline during 80s and 90s. Now again ennakkad is in the path of urbanism.

GeographyEdit

It is surrounded by a river, and beautiful green paddy fields. This village still have narrow pedestrian lines with full of shady trees leading to small jungle like" KAVU". All governing offices of Bhudhanoor panchayath like Panchayath office and Village offices are situated in Ennakkad.

DemographicsEdit

As of 2001 India census, Ennakkad had a population of 18,563 with 8,839 males and 9,724 females.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Census of India: Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 10 December 2008.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: others (link)