Chavara Thekkumbhagom

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Chavara Thekkumbhagom
island village
Chavara South
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Dalavapuram-Pallikodi Bridge in Thekkumbhagom which is one of the Biggest Bridges of Kollam
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Guhanandapuram Higher Secondary School (Only Higher Secondary School In The Village)
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Kollam-Guhanandapuram Boat service
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Chavara Thekkumbhagom
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Chavara Thekkumbhagom
Chavara Thekkumbhagom (India)
Coordinates: 8°57′48″N76°33′43″E / 8.96333°N 76.56194°E / 8.96333; 76.56194
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Kollam
  Type Gram panchayat
  BodyThekkumbhagom Gram panchayat
  Panchayath PresidentThankachi Prabhakaran
  Vice PresidentPrabhakaran Pillai
  Total8 km2 (3 sq mi)
As per 2011 census
  Density2,100/km2 (5,500/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
STD code 0476
Vehicle registration KL-23
Nearest City Kollam - 10 km (20 minutes)
Nearest Railway Station Kollam Junction railway station (QLN)
Neighbourhoods Kollam Municipal Corporation , Neendakara, Chavara, Thevalakkara
Public transport Service is Operated between Kollam and Karunagappally Via Thekkumbhagom by KSRTC from 5.00 am to 8.10pm running every 30 minutes .

LAST BUS from Kollam is at 8.10 from kollam KSRTC bus stand. YOU CAN BOARD AT 8.15 PM FROM CHINNAKADA ALSO

[1] [2] Chavara Thekkumbhagom [3] or Chavara South is an Island village in Kollam District of the state of kerala,India.It is located 10 km from the Kollam City.It is Covered by Ashtamudi Lake and located near the coast of Indian Ocean.It contains a famous Devi temple and Subramanya temple along with St joseph 's Church. There are no Muslims or a Muslim Mosque in the village.It has only 2 outer connections via Dalavapuram pallikodi Bridge and Pavumba Bridge.


Notable people

See also

Guhanandapuram Temple -Is a Hindu temple in the village established by swami Sree Shanmukhadas one of the followers of Sree Narayana Guru.Primary deity of this temple is Lord Subramanya .Managed by Guhanandapuram Kshetrayogam Trust.Annual Festival is Conducted during The Maha Shivaratri in the Months of February and March

Guhanandapuram HSS - Is the only higher Secondary School in the Village established by swami Sree Shanmukhadas as a sanskrit school in 1924.Now this school is upgraded to the Higher secondary level.This school is managed By Guhanandapuram Kshetrayogam Trust. School is undertaken By Government of Kerala

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