Edavanna

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Seethi Haji Stadium
Edavanna
ഇടവണ്ണ
Town
Edavanna Town
Edavanna Town
Coordinates: 11°12′55″N 76°08′29″E / 11.2154°N 76.1413°E / 11.2154; 76.1413Coordinates: 11°12′55″N 76°08′29″E / 11.2154°N 76.1413°E / 11.2154; 76.1413
Country  India
State Kerala
District Malappuram
Population
 • Total 32,739
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 676541
Telephone code 0483
Vehicle registration KL-10
Edavanna Sky view.jpg

Edavanna is a town, panchayath and a village situated near Manjeri in Kerala, south India. The town is situated on CalicutNilamburGudalur (CNG Road) State Highway and near the banks of Chaliyar Puzha which is the fourth longest river in the Kerala state. Koyilandy-Edavanna State Highway ends here. The name Edavanna came because of the place position. Edavanna is in between Manjeri and Nilambur, Areacode and Nilambur, Areacode and Wandoor. The distance from Areacode, Manjeri, Nilambur and Wandoor to Edavanna is around 12 km. The Malayalam word "Edakku vannathu / Edakullathu" (meaning: situated in between) changed to Edavanna. Edavanna has a wonderful stadium known as Seethi Haji Stadium and the land is known for its tradition in furniture making.

Education[edit]

There is one government vocational higher secondary school, one govt higher secondary school, two government-aided higher secondary and two private open higher secondary schools in Edavanna. Jamia Nadwiyya situated at Chembakuth, 2 km from Edavanna town. Jamia Nadwiya Campus consists of one higher secondary school, arts and science college, teachers training college and Arabic college. Praise Will public school situated 2 km from Edavanna town is the only CBSE affiliated English Medium School in the panchayath. More than 10 private English medium schools are in the small panchayath.

Orphanage Polytechnic

Edavanna Yatheemkhana[edit]

Edavanna Yatheemkhana is one of the oldest Orphan Care institution in Kerala.Started serving from year 1961 under Edavanna Orphanage(yatheemkhana) committee.Edavanna Yatheemkhana is registered under society ACT 1860 (General).In Our orphanage campus,which is situated near Edavanna Busstand;we have 8 acres of land with 7 buildings including hostel fro both boys and girls,Masjid,Office….We are running 2 educational institution inside our campus namely orphanage LP School and Orphanage Polytechnic College. Our Contact No: 0483-2701019,2700245

Orphanage Polytechnic College[edit]

Orphanage Polytechnic college is the first Engineering diploma institute in Ernad with 4 courses namely Mechanical Engineering, Civil engineering, Automobile Engineering, EEE; approved by AICTE, New Delhi and DTE Kerala. College is established in 2015-16 period. The college is owned by Edavanna Yatheenkhana (Orphanage), which was established in 1961. It is situated just 100 meters away from Edavanna Bus stand and near to the Edavanna Panchayath Office.

Islahiyya Oriental Institutions[edit]

Health[edit]

There is one Government Hospital in Edavanna (Govt CHC, chembakuth). The Government hospital provides inpatient and outpatient treatment. National Medical Centre, EMC Hospital and Rajagiri Hospital are private hospitals in Edavanna. Also there are about 15 doctors clinic in Edavanna, of which 10 of them are inside the town.

Transport[edit]

Jamalangady Junction

Nearest Airport – Calicut International Airport – 33 km

Nearest Railway station – Nilambur Road Railway Station – 16 km. (Terminus for the Nilambur - Shoranur Railway Line (66 km)) 4 trains to Shoranur, one to Ernakulam, one to Palakkad and one Express train (Rajya Rani Express) to Thiruvananthapuram run daily from Nilambur. Computerised booking is also available at the Railway Station.Phone:04931-220237)

Calicut Railway Station – 55 km.

Tirur Railway Station – 50 km.

Chaliyar River

Important Educational Institutions[edit]

  • Islahiya Oriental Higher Secondary School, Edavanna
  • Seethi Haji Memorial Higher Secondary School, Edavanna
  • Jamia Nadwiyya Institutions,Salah Nagar
  • Orphanage Polytechnic College, Edavanna

Seethi Haji Stadium[edit]

Like most of the places in Malabar, Edavanna is also a football-crazy land. Edavanna has a lovely full fledged stadium called Seethi Haji Stadium. It is named after famous politician Hon.Seethi Haji. The stadium is owned by a Club called Juvanile Sports Club. Many state and national level Football tournaments have happened here.

Culture[edit]

Edavanna village is a predominantly Muslim populated area. Hindus exist in comparatively smaller numbers. So the culture of the locality is based upon Muslim traditions. Duff Muttu, Kolkali and Aravanamuttu are common folk arts of this locality. There are many libraries attached to mosques giving a rich source of Islamic studies. Most of the books are written in Arabi-Malayalam which is a version of the Malayalam language written in Arabic script. People gather in mosques for the evening prayer and continue to sit there after the prayers discussing social and cultural issues. Business and family issues are also sorted out during these evening meetings. The Hindu minority of this area keeps their rich traditions by celebrating various festivals in their temples. Hindu rituals are done here with a regular devotion like other parts of Kerala.[1]

Transportation[edit]

Edavanna village connects to other parts of India through Nilambur town. State Highway No.28 starts from Nilambur and connects to Ooty, Mysore and Bangalore through Highways.12,29 and 181. National highway No.66 passes through Ramanattukara and the northern stretch connects to Goa and Mumbai. The southern stretch connects to Cochin and Trivandrum. State. The nearest airport is at Kozhikode. The nearest major railway station is at Feroke.

Suburbs[edit]

  • Nilambur Road- Wandoor Road

. Sulthan Road

  • Manjeri/Areacode Road- Wandoor Road

. Methalangadi Road

  • Bus Stand-Areacode Road

. Panchayath Office Road

Hospitals[edit]

  • National Medical Center
  • EMC Hospital Edavanna
  • Rajagiri Hospital Edavanna
  • Community Health Centre Edavanna
  • Govt.Homeo Dispensary Edavanna
  • Govt.Ayurveda Dispensary Othayi
  • Govt.Vetenary Hospital Edavanna

Banks&ATMs[edit]

  • State Bank of Travancore
  • Federal Bank
  • Canara Bank
  • South Indian Bank
  • Kerala Gramin Bank

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 1 April 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-14. 

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