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Muhamma (Malayalam: മുഹമ്മ) is a census town in Cherthala Taluk in Alappuzha district in the Indian state of Kerala.[4]It is home to the famous Cheerappanchira kalari, where Lord Ayyappa of Sabarimala had his training in the martial arts. Cheerappanchira is a famous 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 Panchayaath Office
Muhamma Panchayaath Office
Muhamma is located in Kerala
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
 • Type Panchayath
 • Body Muhamma grama panchayath
Population (2001)
 • Total 24,513
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 688525[1]
Vehicle registration KL-04, KL-32 [2]
Lok Sabha constituency Alappuzha
Vidhan Sabha constituency [3] Cherthala



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.


Muhamma is a small country in Alappuzha. The place is gifted with natural beauty. Pathiramanal a small island in muhamma is one of the famous tourist attraction.The backwaters of Muhamma is also beautiful. Kanjikkuzhi, Mannanchery and Thanneermukkom are the neighbour villages of Muhamma.


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