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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
State Kerala
District Alappuzha
Government
 • Type Panchayath
 • Body Muhamma grama panchayath
Population (2001)
 • Total 24,513
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN 688525[1]
Vehicle registration KL-04, KL-32 [2]
Lok Sabha constituency Alappuzha
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.

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