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Country  India
District  Thrissur
PIN  680586
Local time  Wednesday 1:26 PM
Area code  04884
State  Kerala
Time zone  IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone code  04884
Population  10,414 (2010)
Weather  33°C, Wind W at 6 km/h, 63% Humidity
Neighborhoods  Kunnumpuram Junction, Elanad Junction, Banglaw Padi Junction

Elanad is a village in Chelakkara Thrissur district in the state of Kerala, India.


Map of Elanad, Kerala 680586


As of 2011 India census,. Elanad had a population of 11,376 . Elanad Vela is a temple festival usually held in February. The oldest church of Elanad is St. Mary's Orthodox Syrian Church.


The predominant occupation in Elanad is agriculture and related activities. The primary economy is agriculture. The terrain is slightly hilly with highly verdant forests and rubber plantations. This place falls under the Chelakkara Assembly Constituency. There is a waterfalls named Mannathipara.


  • St Johns High School
  • G.U.P. School
  • A.L.P. School
  • Sanjos Central School
  • Holy Family Nursery School
  • Kaliaroad Jaram School
  • Akshara Education centre
  • A.L.P.S, Vennur
  • Festivals

  • Elanad Vela (February)
  • Kalia Road Nercha (February/March) [Kalia Road Nercha is a well-known festival in Kerala. It is an example for community friendship. One hundred or more elephants participate in this festival. Kalia Road is 4 km from Elanad centre.]
  • Narikundu Nercha (January month)
  • Pulipuram Ayyappan Vilaaku (December 10)
  • St Mary's Orthodox Palliperunal (April 24)
  • Mar Ignathiyos Orma Perunal(January 7 & 8)
  • Vennur Mundiyan Kavu Vela ( February)
  • Churches

  • St. Mary's Orthodox Syrian Church
  • St. Ann's R.C. Church,
  • Mor Ignatious Eliyas Simhasana Church (Simhasana Palli),
  • St. Joseph's Malankara Church,
  • Indian Pentecostal Church,
  • Indian Pentecostal Church (God),
  • St. George Jacobite Church,
  • Brethren Church.
  • Temples

  • Thendankavil Bhaghavathi Temple,
  • Siva Temple,
  • Pulipuram Ayyappan Temple,
  • Kottaram Bhaghavathi Temple,
  • Kizhakkumuri Siva Temple,
  • Vennur Mundiyankavu Bhaghavathi Temple.
  • Banks

  • State Bank of Travancore,
  • Pazhayannur Cooperative Society Bank,
  • Elanad Multi-Purpose Cooperative Society.
  • canara bank
  • Financiers

  • Manappuram Finance,
  • Muthott Fincorp,
  • Mass Finance,
  • Mangalam Finance,
  • Pazhayannur Kuries.
  • Other

    BSNL Exchange,(New sim, Plan change, New Broadband Connection etc available in Exchange) VFPCK (Vegetable and Fruit Promotion Council Kerala) Centre, public library, village office,panchayth,government dispensarie,homeo hospital, Among the festivals, the Kodakkadi Muthi Vela is also important. The Mundiyan Kavu, Narikundu Jaaram, various churches etc. are symbols of communal harmony the people have been maintaining for years together. All the festivals of the Village are actively participated by one and all irrespective of religious differentiations.


    Elanad Wikipedia

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