Kulanada

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Kulanada
village
Kulanada is located in Kerala
Kulanada
Kulanada
Location in Kerala, India
Kulanada is located in India
Kulanada
Kulanada
Kulanada (India)
Coordinates: 9°14′0″N 76°40′0″E / 9.23333°N 76.66667°E / 9.23333; 76.66667Coordinates: 9°14′0″N 76°40′0″E / 9.23333°N 76.66667°E / 9.23333; 76.66667
Country India
StateKerala
DistrictPathanamthitta
Government
 • TypeGrama Panchayath
 • BodyPanchayath (Ruling Party-BJP, President-Ashokan Kulanada)
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
689503
Telephone code04734 26 & 04734 20
Vehicle registrationKL-03
Nearest cityPandalam
Literacy100%
Lok Sabha constituencyPathanamthitta
ClimateGood (Köppen)

Kulanada is a village in Pandalam, that is located in the district of Pathanamthitta[1] bordering with Alappuzha district in Kerala state within India. Kulanada assumed its name from the combination of words "Kulam" and "Nada". Kulam meaning pond and Nada meaning the temple where the king of Pandalam worshiped.

The Kulanada village has population of 21217 of which 9777 are males while 11440 are females as per Population Census 2011. BJP is the currently ruling party in Kulanada Panchayath and Ashokan Kulanada is the president of panchayath. Malayalam is the Local Language spoken here.

The sub villages in Kulanda are Ambalakkadavu, Punnakulanji, Ulanadu, Ullannur, Kaipuzha, Kaithakadu, Kaluveli, Koodamparampu, Nediyuzhathilpadi, Panangadu, Pookaitha, Manthuka, Parayankara, Vattayam, Pandissery, Panil, Nedumpoyya and Paivazhi

Location[edit]

Nearby places are Pandalam, Omalloor and Aranmula. The closest railway station is Chengannur. Renowned Malayalam language novelist Benyamin is a native of Kulanada . Eminent Replacement Surgeon Dr Binoy Thomas and Cartoonist Joy Kulanada famous for cartoon series ' Gulf Corner' also belong to Kulanada.

Temples[edit]

Kulanada Devi Temple, Pulikkunnil Sree Dharmma Sastha Temple, Gurunathanmukadi Sri Ayyappaguru, Ullannur SreeBhadraDevi Temple, Ulanadu Sree Krishna Swami Temple,Thumpamon sree vadakkunadha temple, Kaipuzha Sree Krishna swami Temple, Thumpinadi Malankaavu Siva Parvathi Temple.

Schools[edit]

Panchayath higher Secondary school, Govt. L.P.G School, Shishuvihar ulanadu, GiriDeepam L.P School, R.R.U.P School, Paivazhi., Govt. U.P School, Manthuka., Y.M.C.A, M.S.L.P School Ulanadu, st.john's up school ulanadu, prathiksha buds rehabilitation center ulanadu

Churches[edit]

St.Thomas Orthodox Church,Manthalir, St.john's orthodox valiya pally ulanadu, St.Peters Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Chapel,Kulanada, St. George Orthodox Chapel,Kulanada, St. Thomas Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Cathedral,Manthalir(Manthuka), St.Joseph Malanakara Catholic Church Manthuka ,St.Mary's Church,Ullanur, St.Jude's Church (Syrian Catholic), St.John's Marthoma Church,Kaipuzha, The Pentecostal mission church, Kulanada

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Taluks and Villages in Pathanamthitta District". Archived from the original on 8 December 2011. Retrieved 10 December 2011.