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What is special in Kollam ?

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Asked by hitler, 15 Sep '10 04:01 pm
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Kollam kandavanu illam venda (Once you have seen Kollam, you would no more need your home) - the time honored Malayalam proverb gives the idea of the picturesque city that holds attractive places of interest, beaches, water falls, places of worship etc. The beach sands of the district have concentrations of heavy minerals like Ilmenite, Rutile, Monasite and Zircon and that offers scope of utilisation for industrial purpose. 'Leelathilakam' and 'Unnuneelisandesam' are two important literary gifts of 14th century Kollam to Kerala and other cultural contributions of historical importance include Ramanattam and Krishnattam. Having 2,492 sq. kms area, Kollam district ranks seventh in the kERALA state.

kOLLAM (QUILON) was formerly called Desinganadu and Tarsish. During the rule of the Travancore monarchy in southern Kerala, Kollam was the focal point of trade. Today Kollam is a major business and commercial centre in the central Travencore region of Kerala. Kollam Cargo port is currently ...more
Answered by Musfer, 15 Sep '10 04:11 pm

 
  
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Kollam Port (Thankasseri Port) is the second largest port in Kerala
Kollam Pooram is the biggest cultural celebration in south Kerala. The Pooram is part of the Ashramam Sree Krishnaswamy Temple Festival. Ashramam Sree Krishnaswamy Temple at Kollam.Kollam is the fourth largest city of Kerala and is known for cashew processing and coir manufacturing.The city lies on the shores of Ashtamudi Lake.
Answered by zohra imam, 15 Sep '10 04:08 pm

 
  
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Kollam is famous as the H.Q. of SNDP, a social organization founded by a well known social reformer (Narayana Guru). It's also famous for Cashew nut and Koir industries, besides one of the important fishing harbours. It connects Trivandrum-Kochi and Madurai - Kochi rail. It's an important cultural centre of Kerala producing great artistes in theatre, film, etc. The old saying " No need to have house, if Quilone is visited" indicated the availability of every house hold item there once.
Answered by Arakuzha Ramachandran, 15 Sep '10 04:23 pm

 
  
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Dalllllllllllllllllllllllllllldhokhla
Answered by Shiva, 15 Sep '10 04:08 pm

 
  
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Daal dhokla :D
Answered by Redif User, 15 Sep '10 04:02 pm

 
  
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