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Muhamma is a census town in Cherthala Taluk in Alappuzha district in the Indian state of Kerala.[4]It is home to Cheerappanchira kalari, where Lord Ayyappa of Sabarimala had his training in the martial arts. Cheerappanchira is an Ezhava ancestral home in Muhamma. Muhamma was the village where the Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader P. Krishna Pillai died after sustaining a snake-bite. Pathiramanal island, one of the scenic spots in vembanad lake is a part of Muhamma Panchyath.Muhamma boat jetty offers ferry services to Kumarakom and Alappuzha. Pathiramnal island can be accessed by private owned boats and also by government operated water transport.

Muhamma
Town
Muhamma Panchayaath Office
Muhamma Panchayaath Office
Muhamma is located in Kerala
Muhamma
Muhamma
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°35′0″N 76°21′0″E / 9.58333°N 76.35000°E / 9.58333; 76.35000Coordinates: 9°35′0″N 76°21′0″E / 9.58333°N 76.35000°E / 9.58333; 76.35000
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictAlappuzha
Government
 • TypePanchayath
 • BodyMuhamma grama panchayath
Population
(2001)
 • Total24,513
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
688525[1]
Vehicle registrationKL-04, KL-32 [2]
Lok Sabha constituencyAlappuzha
Vidhan Sabha constituency[3] Cherthala

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DemographicsEdit

As of 2001 India census,[5] Muhamma had a population of 24,513. Males constitute 48% of the population and females 52%. Muhamma has an average literacy rate of 85%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 88%, and female literacy is 83%. In Muhamma, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

GeographyEdit

Muhamma is a small village in Alappuzha. Pathiramanal is a small island and tourist attraction in Muhamma. Kanjikkuzhi, Mannanchery and Thanneermukkom are neighbouring villages of Muhamma.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-05-20. Retrieved 2008-12-16.
  2. ^ http://www.keralamvd.gov.in/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=121&Itemid=5
  3. ^ http://www.ceo.kerala.gov.in/alappuzha.html
  4. ^ http://lsgkerala.in/muhammapanchayat/about/
  5. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.

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