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"Kandalo Allariukilla" Christian Devotional Song Pr. Anil Adoor | Album: Praising my Beloved
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Adoor Paruthapara Convention 2015 [Day-5]
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Ask a filmmaker: Adoor Gopalakrishnan
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Manju Warrier and Prabhu at Kalyan Jewellers Adoor
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Br. Tijo Thomas , Br. Subash Kumarakam & Br. Anil Adoor are ministering 15-02-2015 (Sunday Service)
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Adoor Gopalakrishnan on International Film Festival of Kerala | IFFK Controversy
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Adoor Paruthapara Convention 2015 [Day-1] (VOD)
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Grace Fellowship Church Adoor ,Documentary 2014
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::2015/01/05::
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KSRTC super express between Chenganoor and Adoor
KSRTC super express between Chenganoor and Adoor
::2010/11/11::
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Mattanur Sankarankutty Marar @ Adoor Pooram 2013
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::2013/01/23::
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Pr. Anil Adoor Message
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::2014/10/16::
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Interview With Adoor Gopala Krishnan
Interview With Adoor Gopala Krishnan
::2012/01/20::
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Adoor Paruthapara Convention 2015 [Day-3]
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Kandalo Alariukilla -Pr.Anil Adoor-malayalam christian album
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Guftagoo with Adoor Gopalakrishnan
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::2012/07/26::
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Azhamaarnna snehame  By Anil Adoor UNARVU 2014 Convention
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Green Valley Multi Theme Park, Adoor, Pathanamthitta
Green Valley Multi Theme Park, Adoor, Pathanamthitta
::2014/08/21::
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Vanchathonuna by Adoor Sudarsanan
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::2014/07/18::
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Adoor Gopalakrishnan - Exclusive Interview on NDTV Hindu Night Vision- Part 3 - 3
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Malayalam Full Movie | Kalliyankattu Neeli | Horror Movie | Ft. Madhu, Jayabharathi, Adoor Bhasi
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Adoor Gopalakrishnan - Exclusive Interview on NDTV Hindu Night Vision- Part 1 -3
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Adoor Bhasi
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Adoor Gopalakrishnan controversy remarks : News Hour 14th Nov 2014
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For the village in Karnataka, India, see Adoor (Yelbarga).
Adoor
അടൂർ
City
Sree Parthasarathy Temple, Adoor
Sree Parthasarathy Temple, Adoor
Nickname(s): Adur
Adoor is located in Kerala
Adoor
Adoor
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°06′N 76°26′E / 9.10°N 76.44°E / 9.10; 76.44Coordinates: 9°06′N 76°26′E / 9.10°N 76.44°E / 9.10; 76.44
Country  India
State Kerala
District Pathanamthitta
Government
 • Municipal Chairperson Oommen Thomas
Population (2001)
 • Total 28,943
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 691 523
Telephone code 91 (0)4734
Vehicle registration KL 26 (Adoor sub RTO)
Website www.adoormunicipality.in

Adoor or Adur is a town in Pathanamthitta district of the Indian state of Kerala.[1] A taluk and a revenue division spread over an area of 20.42 km2, Adoor has been a municipality since 1992.

Etymology[edit]

The name Adoor means A DOOR to Travancore, as Adoor is the major entrance to Travancore.[citation needed] Velu Thampi Dalawa, the former Diwan of the Travancore Province, had committed suicide at Mannadi Temple in Adoor, to avoid capture by the British. Adoor is famous for many arts and culture, as well as for being the birthplace of such well-known personalities as Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Adoor Bhasi, Adoor Bhavani, Adoor Pankajam, Adoor Govindankutty, and Adoor Prakash. Well known locations in Adoor include Ezhamkulam Tookkam in Ezhamkulam Devi Temple and Kodumon Chilanthy Temple.[citation needed]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Adoor had a population of 28,943, with males constituting 48% of the population and females 52%. Adoor has an average literacy rate of 85%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 49% of the males and 51% of females literate.[dubious ] 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Climate[edit]

Adoor has more or less the same climatic conditions as prevalent elsewhere in Kerala, with a dry season spanning December to February and hot season from March to May. The climate is generally moderate, with temperatures rising from 20 C to 39 C. The southwest monsoon from June to September and the northeast monsoon from October to November provide fairly good rain.

Crops[edit]

Adoor possesses fertile agricultural land and plantations. Tapioca, varieties of vegetables and spices like cardamom and pepper are extensively cultivated. The taluk also abounds in extensive rubber plantations.

Television[edit]

 Satellite televisionservices are available through DoordarshanDirect Plus, Dish TV Sun Direct and Tata Sky. The Multisystem operators in Ernakulam are Asianet, MCTV, Kerala Vision. The local channels are MCTV, MCTV juck box, we1, MCTV wishes, drisya, ACV.

Religions[edit]

Temples[edit]

  • Parthasarathy Temple
Sree Parthasarathy Temple, Adoor

The main attraction in Adoor is the Krishna Sree Parthasarathy Temple. The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna, known here by the name of Parthasarathy. It is one of the oldest Krishna temples in Kerala. Gajamela, the elephant pageant on the concluding day of the annual festival at the temple, is the main highlight of the 10-day festival celebrations.

  • Mannadi Temple

The Mannadi Temple has historical importance due to the sacrifice of Travancore Diwan Velu Thampi Dalava (1765–1809), who fought the British Raj.

  • Pannivizha Peedikayil Maha Devi Temple
  • Spider Temple, Kodumon
  • Trichenda Mangalam Mahadeva Temple Peringanad
  • Orippurathu Temple,Thattayil,Adoor
  • Sree Mahadevar Temple Pannivizha
  • Mahavishnu Temple Elamannoor
  • Sreedharma Sastha Temple Chennampallil
  • Punthalaveettil Devi Temple Pazhakulam
  • Sreenarayanapuram Temple Manakala
  • Thirumagalathu mahadeva temple Tholuzham Thattayil
  • Sree darmasasta temple Thattayil
  • Sree vrindavanam venugopala temple Thattayil
  • Anakkuzhi malanada temple Thattayil
  • Kuttiyil Sree Rajarajeswari Temple, Choorakode
  • Vellaramkunnu Bhagavathi Temple, Vellakkulangara
  • Sree Bhuvaneswari Subrahmania Swami Temple, Kalathattu
  • Sri Nagarajaswami Nagayakzhiyamma Temple,Thuvayoor North(ChittaniMukku)
  • Kottara Malanada Devasthanam Chittanimukku
  • Kottamukal Amman Kovil
  • Pallickal[disambiguation needed] Sree Kandala Swamy Temple
  • Elampallil Payyanalloor Maya Yekshikkavu Sree Durga Bhagavathi Temple
  • Elampallil Hiranyanalloor Mahadevar Temple

Churches[edit]

  • Hermon Aramana

Hermon Aramana, the headquarters of Adoor Diocese of Marthoma Church, and the Marthoma Youth Center are other culturally important places in Adoor.

  • Adoor Immanuel Marthoma Church
  • St. Mary's Orthodox Church, and Sacred Heart Malankara Catholic Church
  • Adoor-Kadampanad Diosis of orthodox church
  • Kannamkode St. Thomas Orthodox Cathedral, and the centre of Adoor-Kadampanad Diosis of orthodox church is also located near Kannamcode Cathedral Adoor. The cathedral has two branches, chapels in Kottamukal, and St. Thomas Orthodox Cathedral in Pannivizha, Kadampanad.

The following are churches in the heart of the town, and are some of the other churches of importance in this region.

  • The Salvation Army Divisional headquarters and Central Church Adoor
  • Adoor Kannamkode Marthoma Church Vellakulangara
  • Mor Ignatius Jacobite Syrian Church, MC Road, Vadakadathukavu
  • St. Gregorios Church
  • Peringanad Marthashmooni Orthodox Valiya Palli, the first church in the name of Marthashmooni in India, Peringnad, Adoor.
  • The Chandanapally Valiyapally Church

The Chandanapally Valiyapally Church is located 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) from Adoor. Chembuduppu (meaning choosing of copper vessels), a special ritual that has a place in Kerala's cultural history, takes place in Chandanapally every year.

Schools and colleges[edit]

  • College of Engineering Adoor, Manakala
  • SNIT, Adoor
  • College of Applied Sciences, Adoor
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya Adoor
  • St. Cyril's College, Kilivayal
  • Institute of Management in Kerala
  • Vidyabharath Central School (CBSE), Ezhamkulam, ADOOR
  • Arsha Vidya Joythi Public School, Ezhamkulam
  • Thapovan Public School, Manakala, thazhathumon
  • Govt. Polytechnic, Manakala
  • TrichendaMangalam Govt. Higher Secondary School, Peringanad
  • Holy Angels English Medium Sr. Secondary School
  • Govt. Technical Higher Secondary School, Adoor
  • Dr. C.T. Eapen Memorial V.H.S.S, Pannivizha
  • All Saint's Public School
  • St. Mary's School
  • Marthoma School
  • Holy Matha School
  • Holy Matha Centre for Science and Technology
  • HIMS, M.G. University Off Campus Centre
  • Govt. UPS
  • Shrichitra Tirunal Shastyabdapurti Memorial Sr. Secondary School
  • Kerala University B.Ed. Centre
  • Karuvatta Model LPS (Chirayil Pallikkodam)
  • Govt. Boys High School, Adoor
  • Govt. Girls High School, Adoor
  • National Central School (CBSE), Ezhamkulam
  • New Man Central School, Mangadu
  • NSS Higher Secondary School, Choorakode.
  • NSS Higher Secondary School, Vadakadathukavu
  • NSS Higher Secondary School, Thattayil
  • K V V S Institute of Technology, Kaithaparambu
  • K V V S College of Science And Technology, Kaithaparambu
  • P.G.M Boys and girls Schools, Parakode
  • All Saints Marthoma residencel School, Vellakulangara
  • Institute of Language Teacher Education, Adoor (Course offered to B.Ed. (Hindi)
  • HiTech Institute of Computer Technology
  • Bharath Computers and Private ITI, Adoor (Course offered to Health Sanitary Inspector)
  • S.P ITC
  • M.M.D.M ITC
  • Sindhu ITC
  • Faith Theological Seminary, Manakala
  • G.W.L.P.S, Parakode North
  • T.K.M.V.U.P.S, Pannivizha
  • St Thomas H.S, Pannivizha
  • East L.P.S, Pannivizha
  • N.S.L.P.S., Parakode North
  • N.S.U.P.S., Parakode
  • Technical Higher Secondary School, Adoor (IHRD)
  • Govt H.S & VHSE Vadakkadathukavu
  • S.N.Public School Udyagiri, Mitharapuram
  • RKPM BHS, Kadampanad
  • GHS, Kadampanad
  • LPS, Kadampanad
  • ST. Thomas High School, Kadampanad
  • EMHS, Elamnnoor
  • Govt. L.P.S, Pazhakulam
  • K.V.U.P.S, Pazhakulam

Hospitals[edit]

  • Govt. General Hospital, Adoor
  • Mount Zion Medical College Hospital, Chayalodu, Adoor
  • Life Line Hospital, Adoor
  • Holy Cross Hospital, Adoor
  • Mariya Hospital, Adoor
  • Janatha Hospital, Adoor
  • PHC Elamannur
  • SN Parakode
  • Medical Centre Parakode
  • St. Vincent, Thuvayoor, Adoor
  • Susrutha Kodumon, Adoor
  • K.K Eye Hospital, Adoor
  • ASM Ezhamkulam, Adoor

Major shopping centres in Adoor[edit]

  • Bhima Jewellers
  • Malabar Gold
  • Kalyan Jewellers
  • Eminence Mall (coming soon)
  • Karikkineth silks
  • Adoor Towers
  • Vaidyans Silks
  • Anaswarya Jewellers
  • Koickal Jewellers
  • REVENUE TOWER Adoor
  • Adoor Town Hall & Shopping centre (coming soon)
  • Asha Fancy shopping centre
  • Emson Shopping Mall
  • Kanjiravilayil Store, Mellodu, Adoor
  • Chittundayil Tower near Ksrtc, Adoor
  • Gouri Sanitary Wares, Adoor

Major Hotels[edit]

  • WYTE PORTICO
  • Park Residency, Adoor
  • Hotel Lals Residency
  • Hotel Central Park
  • Hotel Indraprastam
  • Thomson Food Court & Bakers
  • Yamuna Adoor
  • Sree Valsam Residency, Adoor

Auditorium or Convension Centres[edit]

  • Meladathu Auditorium & Kalyanamandapam, Adoor, Phone:04734224889
  • Green Valley Convension Centre (centralised A/C), Adoor
  • Hotel Lals Residency
  • Geetham Auditorium
  • Marthoma Youth Centre
  • Emson Ezhamkulam, Adoor
  • St Thomas Parish Hall
  • Panamthundil Auditorium

Cinema and theatre[edit]

  • Nayanam Theatre
  • Nadham Theatre
  • Smitha Theatre

Contact Numbers of Major Offices[edit]

  • Fire Force, Adoor: 04734-229100
  • RDO, Adoor: 04734-224827,228728,9447744827
  • Thaluk office, Adoor: 04734-224826,226979
  • Village Office, Adoor Thaluk (04734)
     1. Adoor                          :  224231
     2. Peringanad                     :  224246
     3. Enadimangalam                  :  247723
     4. Erathu                         :  221383
     5. Pallickal                      :  288300
     6. Ezhamkulam                     :  243500
     7. Kalanjoor                      :  272281
     8. Koodal                         :  272282
     9. Kodumon                        :  280495
    10. Angadickal                     :  280494
    11. Enathu                         :  210545
    12. Kadampanad                     :  284465     
    13. Pandalam                       :  251070
    14. Pandalam-Thekkekkara           :  224359
    15. Kurambala                      :  251075
  • DYSP, Adoor: 04734 228225
  • Circle Inspector: 04734 224829
  • Police station: 04734 224829
       1.  Circle office: 04734 229395
       2.  Range office: 04734 216050
  • Muncif Court, Adoor: 04734 228508
  • Krishibhavan, Adoor ADA: 9447006220
  • Krishibhavan, Adoor: 9447008240
  • KSRTC, Adoor: 04734 224764,224767
  • KSEB
      1. KSEB Adoor Division          : 04734 224852
      2. KSEB Adoor Sub Division      : 04734 224837(Adoor),
                                       0468 2350252(Kaipattur)
  • Sub Tressurrary Adoor  : 04734 224805

Conveyance[edit]

Road[edit]

Transportation is mainly dependent on state-run KSRTC buses as well as private buses. Adoor is well connected to the capital city of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram by KSRTC Fast Passenger, super fast, deluxe, and a/c buses. Buses provide access to almost all district headquarters of Kerala and to towns in Tamil Nadu such as Coimbatore, Tenkasi, and Sengottai and daily trips to Mookambika, Munnar, Kumali, Ooty, Chennai, and Bangalore

Railway[edit]

The nearest railway stations are at Chengannur (25 kilometres), Thiruvalla (35 kilometres) and Kayamkulam (30 kilometres), Kottarakara.

Airports[edit]

The nearest airports are the Trivandrum International Airport (100 kilometres) and the Cochin International Airport (150 kilometres).

Distance from Adoor Central[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Administration". Pathanamthitta District Official Website. Retrieved 28 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  1. "College of Engineering Adoor". Retrieved 2009-12-11. 
  2. "Places of Interest in Pathanamthitta". Retrieved 2009-12-11. 
  3. "Adoor Gopalakrishnan". Retrieved 2009-12-11. 

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