Koottikkada

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Koottikkada
കൂട്ടിക്കട
Koottikada
Neighbourhood
Koottikkada is located in Kollam
Koottikkada
Koottikkada
Koottikkada is located in Kerala
Koottikkada
Koottikkada
Koottikkada is located in India
Koottikkada
Koottikkada
Location in Kollam, India
Coordinates: 8°51′15″N 76°38′17″E / 8.854297°N 76.638033°E / 8.854297; 76.638033
Country  India
State Kerala
City Kollam
Government
 • Body Kollam Municipal Corporation(KMC)
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 691020
Vehicle registration KL-02
Lok Sabha constituency Kollam
Civic agency Kollam Municipal Corporation
Avg. summer temperature 34 °C (93 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 22 °C (72 °F)
Website http://www.kollam.nic.in

Koottikkada (Malayalam: കൂട്ടിക്കട) or Koottikada is a small neighbourhood of the city of Kollam. It is the 29th ward in Kollam Municipal Corporation.[1] Koottikkada is a thickly populated area in the city. Kollam-Thiruvananthapuram railway line is passing through Koottikada. So many mosques and temples are there in this area.

Importance[edit]

Koottikada is an important growing urban area in Kollam city, the place is so close to Mayyanad railway station. Koottikkada town is easily accessible by rail, road and water that enhance the importance of this place as a major residential area in the city. Koottikkada is very close to Mayyanad, Eravipuram, Valathungal, Pallimukku and Thattamala. The town is having a favorable Male-Female sex ratio. One of the important slums in the city, 'Chiravayal Cheri' is in Koottikkada,[2] some of the famous Cable TV operators in the city are operating from this small town.[3] The decisive support from Koottikkada councilor had a great role during the recent elections and political changes happened in Kollam Municipal Corporation, as he is the only elected PDP councilor in Kollam Municipal Corporation.[4]

Famous Kathakali artist in the state, Kalamandalam Rajeev is from Koottikkada.[5] New Holy Angels school in Koottikada is an important lower primary school in Kollam district,[6] the under construction coastal road connecting Kollam city with Paravur town will boost the importance of Koottikkada as a major transport hub in the city.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Councils - Kollam Municipal Corporation". Retrieved 3 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "City Development Plan for Kollam, 2041" (PDF). Retrieved 3 February 2015. 
  3. ^ "IBF India - Kollam" (PDF). Retrieved 3 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "Honey Benjamin New Mayor of Kollam - The New Indian Express". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 3 February 2015. 
  5. ^ "Narthaki - A web directory of classical Indian dancers". Retrieved 3 February 2015. 
  6. ^ "Kerala Schools". Retrieved 3 February 2015.