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Muhamma Panchayaath Office
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Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°35′0″N76°21′0″E / 9.58333°N 76.35000°E / 9.58333; 76.35000 Coordinates: 9°35′0″N76°21′0″E / 9.58333°N 76.35000°E / 9.58333; 76.35000
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Alappuzha
  Type Panchayath
  BodyMuhamma grama panchayath
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
688525 [1]
Vehicle registration KL-04, KL-32 [2]
Lok Sabha constituency Alappuzha
Vidhan Sabha constituency [3] Cherthala

Muhamma is a census town in Cherthala Taluk in Alappuzha district in the Indian state of Kerala. [4] It is home to Cheerappanchira kalari, where Lord Ayyappa of Sabarimala had his training in the martial arts. Cheerappanchira is an Ezhava ancestral home in Muhamma. Muhamma was the village where the Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader P. Krishna Pillai died after sustaining a snake-bite. Pathiramanal island, one of the scenic spots in vembanad lake is a part of Muhamma Panchyath.Muhamma boat jetty offers ferry services to Kumarakom and Alappuzha. Pathiramnal island can be accessed by private owned boats and also by government operated water transport.



As of 2001 India census, [5] Muhamma had a population of 24,518. Males constitute 48% of the population and females 52%. Muhamma has an average literacy rate of 85%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 88%, and female literacy is 83%. In Muhamma, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

YearMaleFemaleTotal PopulationChangeReligion (%)
HinduMuslimChristianSikhsBuddhistJainOther religions and persuasionsReligion not stated
2001 [6] 118301268824518-
2011 [7] 1255313308258615.48%89.033.876.730.


Muhamma is a small village in Alappuzha. Pathiramanal is a small island and tourist attraction in Muhamma. Kanjikkuzhi, Mannanchery and Thanneermukkom are neighbouring villages of Muhamma.


Government ferry is available to Kumarakom, Cheepunkal and Maniaparampu

Ferry Services from Muhamma
Kumarakom5:45, 6:30, 7:15, 8:15, 9:00, 10:00,
11:00, 11:45, 13:00, 13:45, 14:45,
15:30, 16:30, 17:15, 18:15, 19:00
Across Vempanad Lake2 wheelers can be carried

Disclaimer: Depend on operating conditions

Pathiramanal IslandSpecial(on-Demand)Tourists can book special boat
Contact Muhamma Station:9400050331

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