Pallana

Pallana is a village on the shore of Arabian Sea. It is also alongside the River Pallana. National Highway 66 runs nearby.

Pallana

kumarakodi
Village
From Top Clockwise: Beauty of Pallana, K.A.M.U.P School, Pallana River, Pallana Temple,Pallana backwater scene in the west side
Coordinates: 9°17′47″N 76°23′39″E / 9.29629°N 76.394277°E / 9.29629; 76.394277Coordinates: 9°17′47″N 76°23′39″E / 9.29629°N 76.394277°E / 9.29629; 76.394277
CountryIndia
StateKerala
DistrictAlappuzha
Named forIn memory of the Eternal poet Maha Kavi Kumaran Asan
Government
 • TypeKERALA GOVT
 • BodyPanchayath
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
690 515
Telephone code91-(0)477-229 XXXX
Websiteentepallana.blogspot.com
Porkkali Devi Temple
Boating in Pallana
K.A.M.School
Pallana river

Asan MemorialEdit

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.

SchoolsEdit

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.

KaviyaranguEdit

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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