Palamel

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Palamel
Erumakkuzhy
village
Karinghali lagoon.jpg
Karingali Lagoon
Coordinates: 9°11′15″N76°38′59″E / 9.1874900°N 76.649770°E / 9.1874900; 76.649770 Coordinates: 9°11′15″N76°38′59″E / 9.1874900°N 76.649770°E / 9.1874900; 76.649770
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Alappuzha
Government
  BodyPanchayat
Population
 (2001)
  Total31,916
Languages
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
690504
Telephone code0479
Vehicle registration KL 31
Pandalam Kollam
Lok Sabha constituencyMavelikkara
Vidhan Sabha constituencyMavelikkara
Civic agencyPanchayat
Kettukala festival Palamel.jpg
Kettukala festival

Palamel is a village in Alappuzha district in the Indian state of Kerala. [1] It is located 10km south of Pandalam

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Demographics

As of 2001 India census, Palamel had a population of 31916 with 15112 males and 16804 females. [1]

Importance

Panayil & Muthukattukara Devi temples are the famous and ancient temples in this place. Chempakassery, an ancient nair family is one among the prominent family in this place. Palamel is bordering with Pandalam, Chunakkara, Nooranad and Thamarakkulam panchayaths. Palamel is part of the Onattukara cultural region. Kettu Kazhcha - a procession of two huge oxen is carried out here as part of the Padanilam Parabrahma Temple Sivarathri festival. [2]

The Karingalichal Lake and puncha are situated near Palamel. It is part of Upper Kuttanad and lies in the Drainage basin of Achankovil river.

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References

  1. 1 2 "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.
  2. Sudhish, Navamy (27 September 2020). "Faith intact, albeit with less grandeur". The Hindu. ISSN   0971-751X . Retrieved 11 May 2021.