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Muhamma Panchayaath Office
Muhamma Panchayaath Office
Muhamma is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°35′0″N 76°21′0″E / 9.58333°N 76.35000°E / 9.58333; 76.35000Coordinates: 9°35′0″N 76°21′0″E / 9.58333°N 76.35000°E / 9.58333; 76.35000
Country  India
State Kerala
District Alappuzha
 • Type Panchayath
 • Body Muhamma grama panchayath
Population (2001)
 • Total 24,513
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 688525[1]
Vehicle registration KL-04, KL-32 [2]
Lok Sabha constituency Alappuzha
Vidhan Sabha constituency [3] Cherthala

Muhamma (Malayalam: മുഹമ്മ) is a census town in Cherthala Taluk in Alappuzha district in the Indian state of Kerala.[4]It is home to the famous Cheerappanchira kalari, where Lord Ayyappa of Sabarimala had his training in the martial arts. Muhamma was the village where the Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader P. Krishna Pillai died after sustaining a snake-bite. Pathiramanal island, one of the scenic spots in vembanad lake is a part of Muhamma Panchyath.


As of 2001 India census,[5] Muhamma had a population of 24,513. Males constitute 48% of the population and females 52%. Muhamma has an average literacy rate of 85%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 88%, and female literacy is 83%. In Muhamma, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.


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