Kulanada

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Kulanada
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Kulanada
Kulanada (India)
Coordinates: 9°14′0″N76°40′0″E / 9.23333°N 76.66667°E / 9.23333; 76.66667 Coordinates: 9°14′0″N76°40′0″E / 9.23333°N 76.66667°E / 9.23333; 76.66667
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Pathanamthitta
Government
  TypeGrama Panchayath
  BodyPanchayath (Ruling Party-BJP, President- Chithira)
Languages
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
689503
Telephone code04734 26 & 04734 20
Vehicle registration KL-03
Nearest cityPandalam
Literacy100%
Lok Sabha constituencyAranmula
Climate Good (Köppen)

Kulanada is a village in Pandalam, that is located in the district of Pathanamthitta [1] bordering with Alappuzha district in Kerala state within India. Kulanada assumed its name from the combination of words "Kulam" and "Nada". Kulam meaning pond and Nada meaning the temple where the king of Pandalam worshiped.

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The Kulanada village has population of 21217 of which 9777 are males while 11440 are females as per Population Census 2011. BJP is the current ruling party in Kulanada Panchayath and chithira is the newly elected president of panchayath. Malayalam is the Local Language spoken here.

The sub villages in Kulanda are Ambalakkadavu, Punnakulanji, Ulanadu, Ullannur, Kaipuzha, Kaithakadu, Kaluveli, Koodamparampu, Nediyuzhathilpadi, Panangadu, Pookaitha, Manthuka, Parayankara, Vattayam, Pandissery, Panil, Nedumpoyya and Paivazhi

Location

Nearby places are Pandalam, Omalloor and Aranmula. The temple which is famous for Uri Vazhipadu, Ulanadu SreekrishnaSwami Temple is located in Kulanada village. The closest railway station is Chengannur. Airport is Thiruvananthapuram or Cohin .

Renowned Malayalam language novelist Benyamin is a native of Kulanada. Eminent Replacement Surgeon Dr Binoy Thomas and Cartoonist Joy Kulanada famous for cartoon series ' Gulf Corner' also belong to Kulanada.

Temples

Kulanada Devi Temple, Pulikkunnil Sree Dharmma Sastha Temple, Gurunathanmukadi Sri Ayyappaguru, Ullannur SreeBhadraDevi Temple, Ulanadu Sree Krishna Swami Temple, Thumpamon sree vadakkunadha temple, Kaipuzha Sree Krishna swami Temple, Thumpinadi Malankaavu Siva Parvathi Temple.

Schools

Panchayath higher Secondary school, Govt. L.P.G School, Shishuvihar ulanadu, GiriDeepam L.P School, R.R.U.P School, Paivazhi., Govt. U.P School, Manthuka., Y.M.C.A, M.S.L.P School Ulanadu, st. john's up school ulanadu, prathiksha buds rehabilitation center ulanadu

Churches

St.Thomas Orthodox Church, Manthalir, St.john's orthodox valiya pally ulanadu, St.Peters Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Chapel, Kulanada, St. George Orthodox Chapel, Kulanada, St. Thomas Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Cathedral, Manthalir (Manthuka), St.Joseph Malanakara Catholic Church Manthuka, St.Mary's Church, Ullanur, St.Jude's Church (Syrian Catholic), St.John's Marthoma Church, Kaipuzha, The Pentecostal mission church, Kulanada, The India Pentecostal Church of God, Kulanada, Assemblies of God Church, kulanada.

Musical Bands

Freedom Fighters Nasik Dhol, kulanada cofounded by Jeswin & Vimal hiked the name of kulanada. Their team performance on the musical instrument Dhol created a huge impact.

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References

  1. "List of Taluks and Villages in Pathanamthitta District". Archived from the original on 8 December 2011. Retrieved 10 December 2011.