Chettikulangara

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Chettikulangara
Onattukara
Village
Coordinates: 9°13′N76°31′E / 9.22°N 76.51°E / 9.22; 76.51 Coordinates: 9°13′N76°31′E / 9.22°N 76.51°E / 9.22; 76.51
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Alappuzha
Government
  TypeDemocratic
  BodyGrama Panchayat
Languages
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registration KL-31orKL-29
Websitewww.chettikulangara.org

Chettikulangara is a gram panchayat [1] in the Mavelikkara-(6) taluk of the Alappuzha district, state of Kerala, India. Chettikulangara is "Kayamkulam" legislative assembly (108).It is an area of paddy and sesame fields, and tapioca cultivation. It has many higher secondary schools, a public health center, and a panchayat office. The panchayat is situated on the Mavelikkara-Kayamkulam road. The place is well connected to Kayamkulam, Mavelikkara, Haripad, and other nearby towns. [2] [ citation needed ]

It is famous for the Chettikulangara Devi Temple. The Kumbha Bharani festival is conducted during February or March in the temple. The important festivity associated with this utsavam is "Kettu-Kazhcha" which resembles the Chinese festival celebrated on the birthday of Buddha. Kuthiyottam is also another important festivity. [3]

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Kettu Kazhcha
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Chettikkulangara temple
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Temple view

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References

  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 25 November 2010. Retrieved 1 September 2010.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. "Chettikulangara All Set for 'Kumbha Bharani'". The New Indian Express . 12 March 2016.
  3. "Kumbha Bharani festival to be held today". The Hindu . 10 March 2019.