Vallikunnam

Vallikunnam is a village in Mavelikara taluk of Alappuzha district in the Indian state of Kerala.[1]

Vallikunnam
village
Vallikunnam is located in Kerala
Vallikunnam
Vallikunnam
Location in Kerala, India
Vallikunnam is located in India
Vallikunnam
Vallikunnam
Vallikunnam (India)
Coordinates: 9°7′0″N 76°32′0″E / 9.11667°N 76.53333°E / 9.11667; 76.53333Coordinates: 9°7′0″N 76°32′0″E / 9.11667°N 76.53333°E / 9.11667; 76.53333
CountryIndia
StateKerala
DistrictAlappuzha
Population
 (2001)
 • Total29,029
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
690501
Telephone code0479-2335xxx
Vehicle registrationKL 31
Nearest cityKayamkulam
Lok Sabha constituencyMavelikkara
Vidhan Sabha constituencyMavelikara

It is the southernmost place in Alappuzha, bordering Oachira and Thazhava of Kollam districts. It is an area of paddy and sesame fields, rubber and tapioca cultivation. Due to abundance of clay, this area has manymud bricks factories. It has many higher secondary schools, a public health center, panchayat and village offices, temples and mosques. A.G.R.M Higher Secondary School, K.K.M. Govt. V.H.S.S, Elippakulam (Kambisseri Karunakaran Memorial Government Vocational & Higher Secondary School) are two of the famous schools. Padayanivettom temple is a landmark. Durga and Bhadra are the goddesses of the temple. Edayasseril Bhadrakali Maha Kshetram partly located in Vallikunnam and Bharanikkavu panchayath. Another famous temple is the Vattackad Temple. Choonad town musjid, Kanjippuzha Valya Palli are famous mosques in Vallikunnam. village is situated en route Mavelikkara–Karunagappally road and OachiraThamarakkulam road. Manackad is the administrative center and Choonad (Choonad is a fast developing city—it contains international standard star hotel. Health care centers, shopping centers, fuel stations, cultural foundations, Higher Educational Institutions and an old famous heritage market) and Kambisseri are the main commercial centers. The major centers in Vallikunnam are Choonad, Manackad, Vattackad, Kambisseri, Elippakkulam. It is connected to Kayamkulam, Mavelikkara, Karunagappally, Adoor, sasthamkotta and other nearby towns.

DemographicsEdit

As of 2001 India census, Vallikunnam had a population of 29029 with 13597 males and 15432 females.[1]

Vallikunnam is the birthplace of Thoppil Bhasi, Kambisseri Karunakaran, Chelakkottethu Kunjiraman, the poet Puthussery Ramachandran Ex-MP C. S. Sujatha, Jayakrishnan ( Famous C.B.S.E Kalotsav 2012 State Quiz Participant.)

Padayanivettam temple, Karthyanipuram Temple and Pariyarathukulangara temple are ancient.Kanjippuzha Muslim Jama-ath,Pallikkutty and Kaduvinal muslim Jama-ath are ancient

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Census of India:Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 10 December 2008.

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