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Chandralekha Adoor
Chandralekha Adoor
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Flash Mob first time in Adoor & pathanamthitta
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Ask a Filmmaker: Adoor Gopalakrishnan
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Guftagoo with Adoor Gopalakrishnan
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Rajahamsame - Amazing Voice ChandraLekha Adoor
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SKIT BY S8 ECE (2010-2014) STUDENTS OF COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING ADOOR
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Adoor Rajahamsam : Chandralekha Singing RAJAHAMSAME Song
Adoor Rajahamsam : Chandralekha Singing RAJAHAMSAME Song
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Mattanur Sankarankutty Marar @ Adoor Pooram 2013
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"Kandalo Allariukilla" Christian Devotional Song Pr. Anil Adoor | Album: Praising my Beloved
"Kandalo Allariukilla" Christian Devotional Song Pr. Anil Adoor | Album: Praising my Beloved
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Chandralekha Adoor Singing First Song In Movie Turns To Play Back singer in Movie
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Adoor Pooram 2013
Adoor Pooram 2013
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Kamadhenu Malayalam Movie Comedy Scene adoor bhasi and jayabharathy
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Swayamvaram (1972) - Adoor Gopalakrishnan
Swayamvaram (1972) - Adoor Gopalakrishnan
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Adoor Bhasi & Sankaradi-Comedy.mpg
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Adoor LifeLine Hospital Kairali People You Tube Episode No 1
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Vigilance orders probe into minister Adoor Prakash's Spain trip
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Collector Malathi - Adoor Bhasi Getting Drunk Comedy
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KSRTC super express between Chenganoor and Adoor
KSRTC super express between Chenganoor and Adoor
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Interview With Adoor Gopala Krishnan
Interview With Adoor Gopala Krishnan
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Vidheyan Part1 Adoor Gopalakrishnan Movie
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Adoor: A Journey in Frames
Adoor: A Journey in Frames
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Chottanikkara Amma--Adoor Bhasi
Chottanikkara Amma--Adoor Bhasi's Humorous Romance
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Flash Mob @ Adoor
Flash Mob @ Adoor
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Interaction with Adoor Gopalakrishnan
Interaction with Adoor Gopalakrishnan
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Adoor Gopalakrishnan - Exclusive Interview on NDTV Hindu Night Vision- Part 3 - 3
Adoor Gopalakrishnan - Exclusive Interview on NDTV Hindu Night Vision- Part 3 - 3
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Adoor Gopalakrishnan - Onathoni
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Adoor Gopalakrishnan - Exclusive Interview on NDTV Hindu Night Vision Part 2 - 3
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Palekar in Adoor
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Adoor Gopalakrishnan - Exclusive Interview on NDTV Hindu Night Vision- Part 1 -3
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Ancient Shiva Temple in Adoor
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K V Adoor ( Central school, Adoor..
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Chandralekha Adoor Interview
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Santhosh Adoor......Ghazal...Ennente nayaka varunnu
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Kodiyettam (1977) FULL MOVIE - Part 1/9 [Adoor Gopalakrishnan] w. Eng Subs
Kodiyettam (1977) FULL MOVIE - Part 1/9 [Adoor Gopalakrishnan] w. Eng Subs
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Malayalam christian message by Pr Benny Adoor
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People TV Report About Rajahamsame Fame Adoor Chandralekha
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Adoor Gopalakrishnan - the master filmmaker .
Adoor Gopalakrishnan - the master filmmaker .
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chandralekha From Adoor singing Favourite 3 songs in 1 video
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Bro.Tijo Thomas Grace Ministries Adoor
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Adoor
അടൂർ
Town
Sree Parthasarathy Temple, Adoor
Sree Parthasarathy Temple, Adoor
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
Nearest city Kollam (44 km)

Adoor, also Adur (malayalam:അടൂർ) is a small town in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala state, India spread over an area of 20.42 km2.

Etymology[edit]

It is believed that the name Adoor is derived from "attipperu avakaasam ulla ooru". Vanjipuzha Chief (Land Lord from Chengannur) got the "attipperu avakasam" (full ownership without tax) from the Maharaja of Travancore.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Adoor had a population of 28,943. Males constitute 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. 10% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Culture[edit]

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 annual festival at the temple, is the main highlight of the 10-day festival celebrations.Pannivizha Peedikayil Maha Devi Temple, Trichenda Mangalam Mahadeva Temple Peringanad, Sree Mahadevar Temple Pannivizha Mahavishnu Temple Elamannoor, Sreedharma Sastha Temple Chennampallil, Punthalaveettil Devi Temple Pazhakulam, Sreenarayanapuram Temple Manakala, 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 are some of the other important temples.temples.( Adoor,also well known as the birth place of local king venkuliyan,dynasty of former kingdom kundampalli).The Chandanapally Valiyapally Church is located 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) from Adoor. Chembuduppu (meaning choosing of copper vessels) is a special ritual that has a place in Kerala's cultural history, which take place in Chandanapally every year. 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 etc. are churches in the heart of town. Kadampanad, St. Thomas Orthodox Cathedral, Kannamkode St. Thomas Orthodox Cathedral, and the centre of Adoor Diosis of orthodox church is also located near Kannamcode Cathedral. The cathedral has two branches, chapels, in Kottamukal and in Pannivizha. Mor Ignatius Jacobite Syrian Church, MC Road, Vadakadathukavu, Adoor Kannamkode Marthoma Church Vellakulangara and St. Gregorios church. Peringanad Marthashmooni Orthodox Valiya Palli, located at Peringnad, near Adoor. The first church in the name of Marthashmooni in India.. are some of the other churches of importance in this region.

Mannadi Temple which has historical importance due to the sacrifice of Travancore Diwan Velu Thampi Dalava (1765–1809), who fought the British Raj is 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) from Adoor. Maramadi Malsaram (bull race) is an event that is held at Anandapally, which is a few kilometers away from Adoor. This event attracts national and international visitors. The event, which takes place right after the harvest, is aimed at promoting the spirit of farmers.

Schools and colleges[edit]

  • College of Engineering Adoor, Manakala
  • 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

Temples[edit]

  • Sree Parthasarathy Temple, Adoor
  • Trichennamangalam Mahadevar Temple, Peringanadu
  • Sreenarayanapuram Temple, Manakala
  • punthalaveetil temple, Pazhakulam
  • Spider Temple,Kodumon
  • Dharmashastha temple, chennampallil

Nearby Cities and Towns[edit]

Kottayam (60km)

Conveyance[edit]

  • Bus Transportation: Adoor is well connected to all parts of kerala. There are regular KSRTC bus services and private bus services.
  • Railway stations: Nearest stations are available at Chengannur (25 kilometres), Thiruvalla (35 kilometres) and Kayamkulam (30 kilometres).
  • Airports: Nearest airport are at Thiruvananthapuram (100 kilometres) and Cochin International Airport (150 kilometres).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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. 

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