Pooram Photo from Ottapalam

Pooram Photo (malayalam:പൂരം)
 from Ottapalam - Photo graphed by Kadangum thody Rajan  . Valluvanad was one of the early administrative divisions of the Chera kingdom. It once stretched from the Arabian sea to the attapadi hills and from nila up to melattur. The area passed through various hands including samuthiri and tippu sultan, intermingled with years of self-rule. under the british most of the region came under valluvanad taluk of madras state. post independence and with the creation of the malappuram district the region was split up among the palakkad, malappuram and thrissur districts. Ottapalam in Kerala state India is the heart of Valluvanad culture. Its rich in festivals. There are hundreds of hindu temples situated in and arroud ottapalam Kerala. March to May end is the season for "Pooram" festivals celebrated in various temples in Ottapalam Palakkad. Pooram festivals are colorful shows of Valluvanadan culture in Kerala state India.

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