Nemmara

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Nemmara
നെന്മാറ
Nenmara
Village
Paddy field in Nemmara
Paddy field in Nemmara
Nemmara is located in Kerala
Nemmara
Nemmara
Nemmara is located in India
Nemmara
Nemmara
Location in Kerala, 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
Country India
State Kerala
District Palakkad
Government
 • Body Grama Panchayath
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 678506
Telephone code 04926
Vehicle registration KL-71

Nemmara is a village in the Palakkad district, Kerala, India. It is administrated by the Nemmara gram panchayat. Nemmara hosts the Vallanghi Nenmara 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 the 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.

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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. Retrieved 29 December 2013. 

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