Open main menu

Vadaserikara is a village in Pathanamthitta district, in the state of Kerala, India. It is one of the 11 villages in Ranni[1] and sits at the confluence of the Pamba and Kallar Rivers.

Vadasserikara

Vadaseri illam
Town
View of Pamba river from Vadasserikkara new bridge
View of Pamba river from Vadasserikkara new bridge
Vadasserikara is located in Kerala
Vadasserikara
Vadasserikara
Location in Kerala, India
Vadasserikara is located in India
Vadasserikara
Vadasserikara
Vadasserikara (India)
Coordinates: 9°20′15″N 76°49′40″E / 9.33750°N 76.82778°E / 9.33750; 76.82778Coordinates: 9°20′15″N 76°49′40″E / 9.33750°N 76.82778°E / 9.33750; 76.82778
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictPathanamthitta
Government
 • TypeDemocratic
 • BodyVadasserikkara grama panchayath
Area
 • Total60 km2 (20 sq mi)
Population
(2001)
 • Total22,577
 • Density380/km2 (970/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
689662
Telephone code04735
Vehicle registrationKL-03, KL-62
Lok Sabha constituencyPathanamthitta

The village is located on the main trunk road to Sabarimala–the Pathanamthitta-Pampa Highway and is a stopover for pilgrims on the way to Sabarimala, the abode of Lord Ayyappa, a pilgrim centre that attracts millions of Ayyappa devotees. It lies 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from Kumplampoika and about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) from Ranni. The Pathanamthitta-Seethathodu road also pass through Vadasserikkara.

Marthoma Christians form the majority of the population. The village has seen much growth since the 1990s. One of the biggest bridges in the district is at Benglavkadavu.

Contents

DemographicsEdit

As of the 2001 India census, Vadaserikara had a population of 22,577 with 11,080 males and 11,497 females.[1]

Village CouncilEdit

The current President of the Vadaserikara Village Council or Gram Panchayat is Maniyar Radhakrishnan.[when?]

Electricity SupplyEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Census of India : Population Finder : Sub District-wise Details". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 2009-09-16.