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Maramon is a small town on the Pampa River, opposite to Kozhencherry town in the state of Kerala, India. It is 12 km from the Pathanamthitta district headquarters, the town of Pathanamthitta. Maramon is famous because of the Maramon Convention, the largest Christian gathering in Asia. Maramon is said to be the birthplace of Marthoma Church.
The following villages form a part of Maramon 1)Nedumprayar 2)Chettimukku 3)Chalaikara.
Maramon is well connected by road.
The T.K.Road ( Thiruvalla-Pathanamthitta-Kumbazha Road / SH - 07 ) connects the town to other major towns.
The nearest airport is Cochin International Airport and Trivandrum airport. The proposed rural Aranmula International Airport would be the closest airport upon completion, at 5 km away. An airport in central Travancore is an aspiration of millions of central Travancorians working all over the world who support the Government exchequer with much needed foreign currency. In central Travancore most of household depending on remittance of their sons and daughters from foreign destinations. Today they had to depend distant Nedumbassery or Triavandrum airports.On 5 May 2013, The Kozhencherry Taluk Land Board declared a total of 340 acres of land in the district as excess land on the basis of the Kerala Land Reforms Act of 1961, which pegged the land holding limit for individuals at 15 acres. The 340 acres, including 232 acres belonging to the airport site, were to be absorbed into the land bank of the State Government.
The town Maramon is generally recognized as center of Christian culture and influence in India. Maramon is also famous as the birthplace of 'Palakkunnathu' Abraham Malpan (Malpan means teacher), leader of the reformation in the Syrian Church of Malabar in the 19th century. The Mar Thoma Sabha is headed by Most Rev Philipose Mar Chrisostem Marthoma Metropolitan and Most Rev Joseph Marthoma Metropolitan.
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Maramon marthoma church. Chettimukku Devi Temple. Kozhenchery bridge. Nedumprayar town.Thottapuzhassery.
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