Thursday, December 7, 2017

Kumaran Asan Memorial

A memorial to poet Kumaran Asan is being set up at kumarakodi, near Pallana in Alappuzha district.

Asan, one of the highly acclaimed poets of Kerala, lost his life in a boat tragedy at Kumarakodi in 1924.

his death anniversary is on January 16.

The memorial is being built in the form of a boat and an ink pen, amalgamating the life and death of the poet. Aside from the tomb of Asan, the fully air-conditioned memorial building will house a museum, audio visual rooms, seminar hall, and reference library.

A houseboat terminal, cafeteria and other facilities for visitors are part of the project.
His works will be inscribed inside the memorial. Besides, a touch screen kiosk will be set up to provide the life story of Asan and an audio system will play his poems all day. Facilities will be made for visitors to pay floral tributes at his tomb

 A statue of Asan, constructed by Kumaranasan Memorial Upper Primary School, is in close proximity to the memorial.

Monday, November 13, 2017

heritage tourism project alappuzha

heritage tourism project

The heritage project will change the face of Alappuzha and nearby areas. Apart from Alappuzha Town, Punnapra and Aryad panchayats will be included in the project.

The multi-crore project includes construction of a

mobility hub:  As part of the mobility hub, a modern bus terminal, boat terminal, dock, road connectivity, new bridge over Vade canal near bus stand, multi-level parking lot, city flyover and recreation centre have been mooted.

 heritage museums, indoor stadium, beach beautification and canal renovation.

10 major canals and 40 km waterways would be dredged and beautified at a cost of Rs. 150 crore.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Ayilyam festival Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple Haripad alappuzha

Ayilyam festival at Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple Haripad alappuzha is on November 11th 2017.
The sanctum sanctorum will open at 3.30 a.m. for ‘Nirmalyadarsanam’ after which special pujas will be held.
Chief Priest Uma Devi Antharjanam will give ‘darsanam’ to devotees from 8 a.m. onwards. Ezhunnallathu led by the priestess will commence at 2.30 p.m. Valiyamma Uma Devi will carry the golden deity of the Nagaraja from the temple to the Illam, the family abode of the priestess. The younger mother and two senior-most persons of the Illam will carry the deities of ‘Sarpayakshi’ and the ‘Nagachamundi.’ The rituals and pujas will go on late in to the night and will end with the offering of ‘thattil noorum palum.’

Over two lakh devotees are expected to attend the festivities.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Kavanattinkara Tourism Boat Race

Kavanattinkara Tourism Boat Race held at Kavanttinkara, near Kumarakom, on 5th september 2017.

winner in Iruttukuthy  category Mammooden, rowed by oarsmen from the Kumarakom Moolancherry Boat club. beat the Thuruthithara Grade II in the final.

More than 20 boats contested in the regatta in various categories.

Tresults in other categories: Vaipu (Gr.II): Moonnuthaickan; Churulan (Gr.II) Dayi; Iruttukuthi (Gr.II): Jalarani; Churulan (Gr.I) Kodimatha; Vaipu(Gr.I) Asha Pulickakalam.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Thazhathangadi snake boat race

Thazhathangadi snake boat race  on september 10th 2017.

118th edition.

Thakazhi memorial short story competition

Applications invited for Thankazhi short story competition

send two copies of the story and a photograph to

Thakazhi po

before september 25 2017

Phone: 99612 61364


48th Collector of alappuzha  district
T.V. Anupama has assumed charge as the 48 th District Collector of Alappuzha  on August 29th 2017. 

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Kunchan Nambiar award for Thullal artistes

Applications have been invited for the Kunchan Nambiar award for Thullal artistes above 60 years, instituted by Kunchan Nambiar Smaraka Samithi, Ambalappuzha. Applications containing biodata and proof of excellence in the performing art should reach Secretary, Kunchan Nambiar Smarakam, Ambalappuzha - 688 561 before April 1 2017

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