<!-- Unsourced image removed: -->Kollengode
is a small town in Palakkad
district of Kerala
state, south India
Kollengode, 19 km from Palakkad
town, has endless green paddy fields, an ancient Vishnu
temple and the Kollengode Palace
, built in the traditional Kerala architectural style.
Kollengode enshrines the pristine beauty of rural Palakkad. The village gets its name from the blacksmith
('Kollen' in the native Malayalam
language) community who live here.
Tourist Places near Kollengode
Temples, Palace, yearly festivals, weekly grocery and brandy fair(Brandy Shop), Pollachi
road('chantha') are among a few attractions in Kollengode. The predominant religion practiced is Hinduism
. People from families belonging to Ezhava
Kollengode is home to the famous Kollengode Kovilakam
and luminaries like late Carnatic musician
K.V. Narayanaswamy (Palghat Kollengode Viswanatha Narayanaswamy
), writer-bureaucrat Shashi Tharoor
, late chenda
exponents Kachamkuruichi Eacha Marar and Annan Marar,Late Leading South Indian Film Actor Raghuvaran, politician Achutha Menon (MLA) and numerologist
Prof P.R. Piody to name a few. The eminent above persons are also well-versed in PORAATTUKALI also.
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