Pallickal, Thiruvananthapuram

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Pallickal
village
Pallickal is located in Kerala
Pallickal
Pallickal
Pallickal is located in India
Pallickal
Pallickal
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 8°50′28″N 76°48′02″E / 8.8412300°N 76.8006700°E / 8.8412300; 76.8006700Coordinates: 8°50′28″N 76°48′02″E / 8.8412300°N 76.8006700°E / 8.8412300; 76.8006700
Country  India
State Kerala
District Thiruvananthapuram
Talukas Varkala
Government
 • Body Gram panchayat
Population (2001)
 • Total 16,873
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English,Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 695604[1]
Telephone code 0470268
Vehicle registration KL-16

Pallickal is a village in Thiruvananthapuram district in the state of Kerala, India.[2] It is known for its lush paddy fields and Land of Volleyball in south kerala. More over , this village is full of Sports enthusiasts and supporters.

Demographics[edit]

According to 2011 Census of India, Pallickal had a population of 16873 with 7823 males and 9050 females. The majority of the people here are farmers. There are people from Muslim, Nair, Ezhava (Chekaver) and other communities.

Attractions[edit]

Maramadi Festival

Pallickal is famous for the sports called " Maramadi" or Bull Surfing.

This small village is famous for its tolerance among Hindus and Muslims. This Hindu-Muslim tolerance add variant colors of love and joy to every festival there.

There are many temples in this village. They are Kodimarathinmood Devi Temple, Chazhoor Mahavishnu Temple, Pulimath Devei Temple, Anakunnam Mahadeva temple,Ayiravilli Mahadeva Temple, Ilamabarakkod Devi Temple, Mannavil Moorthi temple, Thevermukalil Ardha Nareerswara Temple, Pakalkkuri Maha Vishnu Temple, and the newly made Sree Narayana Gurudeve Temple at Moothala. There are five mosques in this village. One is situated in Pallickal town itself, which is recently renovated and Thazhebhagom Muslim Jamaath is one of the oldest mosques in this area.

Sports[edit]

Pallickal is called " Home of Volleyball " in Kerala. Jas club Pallickal molded a lot of stars to State , National and even International Levels . Akhin Gs (India men's national volleyball team ), 22-year-old was a key player of the triumphant Tamil Nadu team at the recently concluded 62nd senior national volleyball championship in Uttar Pradesh

Schools[edit]

  • Govt. High School , Pallickal
  • Govt. U.P School, Pallickal
  • Pakalkuri Higher Secondary School
  • Moothala LP School
  • Kattuputhusseri LP School

References[edit]

  1. ^ "India Post :Pincode Search". Retrieved 2008-12-16. 
  2. ^ "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Retrieved 2008-12-10.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)