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Pallana is a village on the shore of Arabian Sea. It is also alongside the River Pallana. National Highway 66 runs nearby.
|Named for||In memory of the Eternal poet Maha Kavi Kumaran Asan|
|• Type||KERALA GOVT|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Telephone code||91-(0)477-229 XXXX|
Pallana is the resting place of the poet Mahakavi Kumaran Asan, the representative of cultural renaissance in Kerala who is introduced the form of poetry called "Khandakavyam" to Malayalam. It is now preserved as 'Asan Smarakom' (Memorial Tomb) by state cultural Department Government of Kerala.
Mahakavi Kumaran Asan Memorial High School was established in 1976. There is also a library in memory of Asan, which houses books of his poetry.
The Asan Memorial Trust frequently organizes 'Kaviyarangu' (a meet of poets and literary persons in Malayalam) and conducts the speeches of famous Malayalam poets.
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