Chengannur

What is Chengannur known for?


temple

talukcensus.htm Alapuzha Taluk Census , alappuzha.gov.in Census 2001. It is north of the state capital Thiruvananthapuram on the MC Road (Main Central Road). Chengannur is connected to Kollam and Kottayam by NH 220 (National Highway 220 (India)). Chengannur is noted for its Shiva Temple Chengannur Mahadeva Kshetram and its Old Syrian Church. Chengannur is also a major destination of Sabarimala pilgrims

Commission of India "Kerala Assembly Election 2001 Chengannur". Empowering India. Retrieved 2 August 2013. Religion The population of Chengannur mainly practices Hinduism and Christianity. Some Muslims are also found in the M.C. Road Mulakuzha region of the town. Temples File:Mahadeva temple, Chengannur - Entrance.JPG thumb Mahadeva temple at Chengannur, Alappuzha, Kerala

* Mahadeva Temple, Chengannur * Mahavishnu (Bheemesenan)Temple, Puliyoor * Vandimala Devasthanam, Chengannur * Vadasserikkavu Bhagavathi Temple * Thrichittatt Maha Vishnu Temple * Sasthamkulangara Narasimha Murthi Temple * Gandharvamuttam Devi Temple, Mulakuzha * Vallikkavu Devikshethram, Elanjimel * Kalippil Sree Bhuvaneswari Temple, Elanjimel * Sri Krishna Swamy Temple, Elanjimel * Azhakiyakavu Devi Kshethram * Neervilakom Ayyappa Temple * Edanadu Mahadeva Kshethram * Devi Kshetram, Puthencavu


school

Buddha College of Engineering, Pattoor * SERT IT Campus, Chengannur * Archana College Of Engineering, Pandalam '''Schools''' * Mathews Mar Athanasius Residential School, Chengannur (ICSE) * A.M.M Higher Secondary School, Edayaranmula * St. Gregorios School Senior Secondary School (CBSE), Chengannur * St Anne's Higher Secondary School, Chengannur * Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Chengannur * Government Boys School, Chengannur * Government Girls School, Chengannur * Government High School, Mulakuzha

* Government Higher Secondary School, Bhudhanoor * Government Higher Secondary School, Angadical South * E.A.L.P School, Angadical * SCRV (Sree Chithira Raja Vilasam) TTI, Angadical North, Chengannur * Metropolitan High School, Puthencavu * Mar Philexinos U P School, Puthencavu * G M P Kindergarten School, Puthencavu * High School, Kallissery * Ebenezer EM High School, Kallissery * Government U.P.S, Perissery * Thalapanagad LP School (also known as Madathilparampil School) * St Mary's Residential

School, Mulakuzha * Devaswom Board High School, Cheriyanad * Devaswom Board Higher Secondary School, Cheriyanad * Srivijayeshwari High School, Cheriyanad * St Joseph English Medium school, Cheriyanad * C M S U P School, Kodukulanji * John Memorial High School, Kodukulanji * Christ Church Vidyapeeth, Kodukulanji * St. George Public School, Kozhuvalloor * Mar Pilexinos L P School, Neervilakom * Government High School, Puliyoor * Snehagiri UP School, Puliyoor * Government Primary School, Thonakadu


important presence

dominated by the farmers in the state, mostly the Syrian Christian minority and with an important presence of Nairs; however leaders from all communities are represented. The main source of support is the farming community in Kottayam, Ettumanoor, Athirampuzha, Puthupally, Pambadi, Changanacherry, Kanjirappally, Poonjar, Erattupetta, Palai, Bharananganam, Kozhuvanal, Uzhavoor, Kuravilangad, Kaduthuruthy, Talayolaparambu


technical education

included as one of the new stations in the draft plan for the Tiruvalla - Sabarimala railway line. CEC was established in 1993. The college was set up under the auspices of the Institute of Human Resources Development (IHRD) and is recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi. The college is located in Chengannur, Alapuzha. Students of CEC calls themselves CECians. The college is listed as `CHN' in the allocation list of engineering seats maintained


black gold

Chengannur to the hills and beyond is red. Cardamom, popularly known as "black gold", was a major export item of Chengannur. Angadical (''Angadi'' means ''market'' in Malayalam) was the main market in Chengannur. Chengannur's Munsif court, which recently completed its centenary, was long the most important judicial center of the region. Demographics According to the 2011 census, Chengannur has a literacy rate of 96.26% (males: 97.90%, females: 94.80%). Chengannur has a sex ratio of 1100. The total increase in the population from 2001 has been estimated as 0.61%. Its population is predominantly Hindu and Christian, with a very small number of Muslims. The most widely spoken language is Malayalam. The standard dialect of Malayalam spoken is the Central Travancore dialect. Most people are able to talk in English as well, as is evident from the literacy rate. Transport Chengannur is well-connected by road and rail. State Highway 1 (SH1), popularly known as the MC Road (Main Central Road), passes through the heart of the town and connects Chengannur to Thiruvananthapuram and Kottayam. The Chengannur - Kottayam stretch of the MC Road is also part of the NH 220 which stretches between Kollam and Theni. Another major road is the State Highway 10 (State Highway 10 (Kerala)) which connects Chengannur to Mavelikkara and Kozhencherry. Besides these two roads, there are also many arterial roads running across the length and breadth of the town. Road Kerala State Road Transport Corporation has a depot at Chengannur (station code: CGNR); it is among the 29 major depots in the state. The KSRTC depot at Chengannur has an inter-state bus service, which is operated to Kanyakumari. The Municipal Private bus stand is located in front of the railway station. Private buses leave this stand heading to various places in the Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta and Kollam districts. Rail Chengannur Railway Station (station code: CNGR) is a major railway station in the Thiruvananthapuram railway division of the Southern Railway Zone (India). It caters to the needs 2 districts, viz. Alappuzha and Pathanamthitta. By rail, Chengannur is well connected to major cities in India like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad (Hyderabad, India), Pune, Ahmedabad, Bikaner, Mangalore, Bhopal, Guwahati, Nagpur, Jammu and other major cities of the country. Recently, the station has been declared as "The Gateway to Sabarimala". The rail line between Chengannur and Thiruvananthapuram has been doubled and electrified. Two new lines are proposed from Chengannur: one to Thiruvananthapuram via Kottarakkara and the other to Sabarimala via Pathanamthitta. Furthermore, an MRTS is proposed to be established between Thiruvananthapuram and Chengannur. Once the approval is obtained, it could start running by mid-2017. Air The nearest Airports are Trivandrum International airport and Cochin International Airport (CIAL) (Cochin International Airport), which are at a distance of 116 km and 127 km from Chengannur, respectively. A new greenfield (Greenfield project) airport has also been proposed in Aranmula, just 10 km away from Chengannur. The proposed rural Aranmula International Airport would be the closest airport upon completion, at 4 km away. Administration and Politics class "wikitable" style "float:right; margin: 0 1em 0 0;" - !colspan "2" Chengannur Town officials - Municipal Chairman Smt. Shoba Varughese "official Sub Collector - Deputy Superintendent of Police "sp two administrative systems prevailing in the Chengannur are revenue and local self-government (local self-government in India). As per the revenue system, Chengannur is one of the two revenue divisions of Alappuzha district. The Chengannur revenue division comprises Karthikapally, Chengannur and Mavelikkara taluks consisting of a total of 44 villages. Under the local self-government system, Chengannur is divided into 1 statutory town and development blocks consisting of 11 panchayats. Lok Sabha Chengannur is a part of the Mavelikara constituency. Kodikunnil Suresh of the INC has been representing the Mavelikkara constituency since 2009. State Assembly Chengannur's assembly constituency (Number 110) is a part of the Mavelikkara (Lok Sabha constituency), which after demarcation extends from Changanassery in Kottayam district to Kottarakkara in Kollam district. The first speaker of the Kerala legislative assembly, Mr. Sankaranarayanan Thampi, was from a MLA from Chengannur.Shobhana George had represented the constituency in the 9th, 10th and 11th Legislative Assemblies. The current MLA is P. C. Vishnunath from INC (Indian National Congress); he is representing Chengannur for the second term. ) is a place in Chengannur Taluk of Alappuzha district of Kerala. It is a part of Thiruvanvandoor village and is a prominent area of local business. Kallissery is part of the Northern Pandanad. Kallissery holds importance in the local community as it serves both as a village market place and an upcoming development. It connects Chengannur to Thiruvalla via the Main Central Road.


time ist

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culture traditional

Kerala) Malabar (such as the settler community in Wayanad and Tellicherry). Nearby towns Pathanamthitta, Aranmula, Chengannur, Kumbanad-Koipram, Tiruvalla, Mallappally, Ranni, Pandalam '''Aranmula''' ( ) is a village in the state of Kerala, India. At a distance of about 128 km from Trivandrum, the capital of Kerala, it is situated on the banks of the river Pampa. Traditions, culture, traditional village


local community

holds importance in the local community as it serves both as a village market place and an upcoming development. It connects Chengannur to Thiruvalla via the Main Central Road. '''Kallissery''' ( ) is a place in Chengannur Taluk of Alappuzha district of Kerala. It is a part of Thiruvanvandoor village and is a prominent area of local business. Kallissery is part of the Northern Pandanad. Kallissery holds importance in the local community as it serves both as a village market place and an upcoming development. It connects Chengannur to Thiruvalla via the Main Central Road.


school

Buddha College of Engineering, Pattoor * SERT IT Campus, Chengannur * Archana College Of Engineering, Pandalam '''Schools''' * Mathews Mar Athanasius Residential School, Chengannur (ICSE) * A.M.M Higher Secondary School, Edayaranmula * St. Gregorios School Senior Secondary School (CBSE), Chengannur * St Anne's Higher Secondary School, Chengannur * Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Chengannur * Government Boys School, Chengannur * Government Girls School, Chengannur * Government High School, Mulakuzha

* Government Higher Secondary School, Bhudhanoor * Government Higher Secondary School, Angadical South * E.A.L.P School, Angadical * SCRV (Sree Chithira Raja Vilasam) TTI, Angadical North, Chengannur * Metropolitan High School, Puthencavu * Mar Philexinos U P School, Puthencavu * G M P Kindergarten School, Puthencavu * High School, Kallissery * Ebenezer EM High School, Kallissery * Government U.P.S, Perissery * Thalapanagad LP School (also known as Madathilparampil School) * St Mary's Residential

School, Mulakuzha * Devaswom Board High School, Cheriyanad * Devaswom Board Higher Secondary School, Cheriyanad * Srivijayeshwari High School, Cheriyanad * St Joseph English Medium school, Cheriyanad * C M S U P School, Kodukulanji * John Memorial High School, Kodukulanji * Christ Church Vidyapeeth, Kodukulanji * St. George Public School, Kozhuvalloor * Mar Pilexinos L P School, Neervilakom * Government High School, Puliyoor * Snehagiri UP School, Puliyoor * Government Primary School, Thonakadu


gold quot

Chengannur to the hills and beyond is red. Cardamom, popularly known as "black gold", was a major export item of Chengannur. Angadical (''Angadi'' means ''market'' in Malayalam) was the main market in Chengannur. Chengannur's Munsif court, which recently completed its centenary, was long the most important judicial center of the region. Demographics According to the 2011 census, Chengannur has a literacy rate of 96.26% (males: 97.90%, females: 94.80%). Chengannur has a sex ratio of 1100. The total increase in the population from 2001 has been estimated as 0.61%. Its population is predominantly Hindu and Christian, with a very small number of Muslims. The most widely spoken language is Malayalam. The standard dialect of Malayalam spoken is the Central Travancore dialect. Most people are able to talk in English as well, as is evident from the literacy rate. Transport Chengannur is well-connected by road and rail. State Highway 1 (SH1), popularly known as the MC Road (Main Central Road), passes through the heart of the town and connects Chengannur to Thiruvananthapuram and Kottayam. The Chengannur - Kottayam stretch of the MC Road is also part of the NH 220 which stretches between Kollam and Theni. Another major road is the State Highway 10 (State Highway 10 (Kerala)) which connects Chengannur to Mavelikkara and Kozhencherry. Besides these two roads, there are also many arterial roads running across the length and breadth of the town. Road Kerala State Road Transport Corporation has a depot at Chengannur (station code: CGNR); it is among the 29 major depots in the state. The KSRTC depot at Chengannur has an inter-state bus service, which is operated to Kanyakumari. The Municipal Private bus stand is located in front of the railway station. Private buses leave this stand heading to various places in the Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta and Kollam districts. Rail Chengannur Railway Station (station code: CNGR) is a major railway station in the Thiruvananthapuram railway division of the Southern Railway Zone (India). It caters to the needs 2 districts, viz. Alappuzha and Pathanamthitta. By rail, Chengannur is well connected to major cities in India like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad (Hyderabad, India), Pune, Ahmedabad, Bikaner, Mangalore, Bhopal, Guwahati, Nagpur, Jammu and other major cities of the country. Recently, the station has been declared as "The Gateway to Sabarimala". The rail line between Chengannur and Thiruvananthapuram has been doubled and electrified. Two new lines are proposed from Chengannur: one to Thiruvananthapuram via Kottarakkara and the other to Sabarimala via Pathanamthitta. Furthermore, an MRTS is proposed to be established between Thiruvananthapuram and Chengannur. Once the approval is obtained, it could start running by mid-2017. Air The nearest Airports are Trivandrum International airport and Cochin International Airport (CIAL) (Cochin International Airport), which are at a distance of 116 km and 127 km from Chengannur, respectively. A new greenfield (Greenfield project) airport has also been proposed in Aranmula, just 10 km away from Chengannur. The proposed rural Aranmula International Airport would be the closest airport upon completion, at 4 km away. Administration and Politics class "wikitable" style "float:right; margin: 0 1em 0 0;" - !colspan "2" Chengannur Town officials - Municipal Chairman Smt. Shoba Varughese "official Sub Collector - Deputy Superintendent of Police "sp two administrative systems prevailing in the Chengannur are revenue and local self-government (local self-government in India). As per the revenue system, Chengannur is one of the two revenue divisions of Alappuzha district. The Chengannur revenue division comprises Karthikapally, Chengannur and Mavelikkara taluks consisting of a total of 44 villages. Under the local self-government system, Chengannur is divided into 1 statutory town and development blocks consisting of 11 panchayats. Lok Sabha Chengannur is a part of the Mavelikara constituency. Kodikunnil Suresh of the INC has been representing the Mavelikkara constituency since 2009. State Assembly Chengannur's assembly constituency (Number 110) is a part of the Mavelikkara (Lok Sabha constituency), which after demarcation extends from Changanassery in Kottayam district to Kottarakkara in Kollam district. The first speaker of the Kerala legislative assembly, Mr. Sankaranarayanan Thampi, was from a MLA from Chengannur.Shobhana George had represented the constituency in the 9th, 10th and 11th Legislative Assemblies. The current MLA is P. C. Vishnunath from INC (Indian National Congress); he is representing Chengannur for the second term. ) is a place in Chengannur Taluk of Alappuzha district of Kerala. It is a part of Thiruvanvandoor village and is a prominent area of local business. Kallissery is part of the Northern Pandanad. Kallissery holds importance in the local community as it serves both as a village market place and an upcoming development. It connects Chengannur to Thiruvalla via the Main Central Road.

Chengannur

'''Chengannur''' ( north of the state capital Thiruvananthapuram on the MC Road (Main Central Road). Chengannur is connected to Kollam and Kottayam by NH 220 (National Highway 220 (India)). Chengannur is noted for its Shiva Temple Chengannur Mahadeva Kshetram and its Old Syrian Church. Chengannur is also a major destination of Sabarimala pilgrims.

The nearest towns are Pandalam to the south, Thiruvalla to the north, Mavelikkara to the west and Aranmula, Kozhencherry and Pathanamthitta to the east. The ''taluk'' contains villages such as Kurattissery, Mannar (Mannar, Alappuzha), Ennakkad, Pandanad, Thiruvanvandoor, Chengannur, Mulakuzha, Ala (Ala, Alappuzha), Puliyoor, Cheriyanad, Venmony. Presidents of Panchayat - Chengannur Taluk, alapuzha.gov.in 2001

As of the 2001 Indian census, Chengannur had a population of 125,391. Males constitute 48% of the population and females 52%. 9% of the population is under 6 years of age.

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