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Mallappuzhassery (India)
Coordinates: 9°19′0″N76°41′0″E / 9.31667°N 76.68333°E / 9.31667; 76.68333 Coordinates: 9°19′0″N76°41′0″E / 9.31667°N 76.68333°E / 9.31667; 76.68333
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Pathanamthitta
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registration KL-

Mallappuzhassery is a village situated in the Greater Kozhencherry region near the Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple, in the Pathanamthitta district in Kerala, India. Its border starts in the middle of the temple grounds running north–south: the eastern part is Mallappuzhassery and the western part is Edasserimala. Edasserimala is part of Aranmula Panchayath and Mallappuzhassery is of Mallappuzhassery Panchayath. The northern border of this village is the Pamba River.

Kozhencherry town in Kerala, India

Kozhencherry is a census town in Pathanamthitta district of Central Travancore region in Kerala state, South India. As of 2011 census, the population was 12,021 people in 3,393 households.

Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple building in India

The Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple is one of the "Divya Desams", the 108 temples of Vishnu revered by the 12 poet saints, or Alwars located near Aranmula, a village in Pathanamthitta District, Kerala, South India. Constructed in the Kerala style of architecture, the temple is glorified in the Divya Prabandha, the early medieval Tamil canon of the Azhwar saints from the 6th–9th centuries AD. It is one of the 108 Divyadesam dedicated to Krishna, an avatar of Vishnu, who is worshipped as Parthasarathy. The nearest railway station to the temple is located in Chengannur, while the nearest airport is Trivandrum International Airport.

Pathanamthitta district District in Kerala, India

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Mallapuzhassery village extends from the starting point of Aranmula Vallam Kali to its finishing point. The village has a school, four temples and a public library. It also has a palliyodam, Mallappuzhassery palliyodam, which won the snake boat race twice. Mrs Elizabeth Ninan from Chakkiteyil is the Panchayat President of Mallappuzhassery Panchayat

Vallam Kali a traditional boat race in Kerala

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Palliyodams are Aranmula's unique snake boats which devotees hold in reverence, considering it as the divine vessel of the presiding deity in Sree Parthasarathy temple. These Palliyodams belong to different "karas" on the banks of river Pampa. Each palliyodam will usually have helmsmen, rowers and singers. It is decorated with golden lace. There will be an amaracharthu, Kodi, two or three ornamental umbrellas, and several other ornamental decorations. Besides the speed, it is the graceful rhythmic movements of the palliyodam and the oarsmen that look amazing.


At the 2001 India census, Mallapuzhassery had a population of 12,416 with 5,904 males and 6,512 females. [1]

Census Acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population

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The Aranmula Boat Race(ആറന്മുള വള്ളംകളി/ആറന്മുള ഉതൃട്ടാതി ജലോത്സവം) the oldest river boat fiesta in Kerala, the south western State of India is held during Onam (August–September). It takes place at Aranmula, near a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Krishna and Arjuna in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala State. The snake boats move in pairs to the rhythm of full-throated singing and shouting watched by an exciting crowd. In 1972, snake boat races were also added to the program of the festival. Thousands of people gather on the banks of the river Pampa to watch the snake boat races. In 2009 forty one snake boats or chundan vallams had participated in the festival. The oarsmen sing traditional boat songs and wear white mundu and turbans. The golden lace at the head of the boat, the flag and the ornamental umbrella at the center make it a show of pageantry too.

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  1. "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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