Paddy field in Nemmara
|• Body||Grama Panchayath|
|• Official||Malayalam, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
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. Nemmara is the entry point to the Nelliampathi hills, which are located at the foothills of Western Ghats.
Vallanghi Nenmara Vela
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. 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.
- "Nenmara Vallangi Vela". Kerala Tourism. Retrieved 14 March 2017.
- "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.
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