Noornad

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Nooranad
നൂറനാട്
NOORANAD
Town
Padanilam Parabrahma Temple
Padanilam Parabrahma Temple
Coordinates: 9°12′25″N 76°37′55″E / 9.20694°N 76.63194°E / 9.20694; 76.63194Coordinates: 9°12′25″N 76°37′55″E / 9.20694°N 76.63194°E / 9.20694; 76.63194
Country  India
State Kerala
District Alappuzha
Population (2001)
 • Total 25,604
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 690504
Lok Sabha constituency Mavelikkara
Sree Buddha College
Nooranad festival

Noornad is a town near Kayamkulam in Alappuzha in the Indian state of Kerala.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census, Noornad had a population of 25604 with 11960 males and 13644 females.[1] Nooranad is part of the Onattukara cultural region. Padanilam Parabrahma Temple is the famous temple in this region. Kettu Kazhcha - a procession of two huge oxen is carried out here as part of the Padanilam Sivarathri.Nooranad pallimukkom sree bhadrakali temple is very famous.Legend says that once this area was ruled by a "yakshi" who later became the disciple of sree bhadrakali and now protects the native people.This temple was maintained by "Koipalli madom" before being taken over by natives.contact Dr Sarath s nair for more details.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Census of India:Villages with population 5000 & above". Retrieved 2008-12-10.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)[dead link]