Nemmara

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Nemmara
നെന്മാറ
Nenmara
Village
Paddy field in Nemmara
Paddy field in Nemmara
Nemmara is located in Kerala
Nemmara
Nemmara
Location in Kerala, India
Nemmara is located in India
Nemmara
Nemmara
Nemmara (India)
Coordinates: 10°35′38″N 76°35′59″E / 10.593887°N 76.599639°E / 10.593887; 76.599639Coordinates: 10°35′38″N 76°35′59″E / 10.593887°N 76.599639°E / 10.593887; 76.599639
CountryIndia
StateKerala
DistrictPalakkad
Government
 • BodyGrama Panchayath
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN678508
Telephone code04923
Vehicle registrationKL-70

Nemmara is a town in the Palakkad district, Kerala, India. It is administrated by the Nemmara gram panchayat. Nemmara hosts the Nenmara Vallanghi Vela, a yearly festival jointly organised with Vallangi village.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001, according to the Indian census, Nemmara had a population of 18,244 with 8,888 males and 9,356 females.[2]

Vallanghi Nenmara Vela[edit]

Vallanghi Nenmara Vela is held in the Nellikulangara Bhagavathy Temple, and runs from 3-16 April each year. It involves friendly rivalry between the villages of Nemmara and Vallangi, as they try to outcompete each other in artistic ceremonies such as Kummattikali, Karivela and a parade of caparisoned elephants.[1] The most popular part of the festival is the fireworks display the at the end, which typically lasts for one hour and is witnessed by thousands of people.[citation needed]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Nenmara Vallangi Vela". Kerala Tourism. Retrieved 14 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 29 December 2013.

External links[edit]

Vallanghi Nenmara Vela in 2014