Punalur Sub Division

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Jurisdictional Map of Punalur Sub Division

Head quarter of Punalur Sub-division is at Punalur town near Railway Station Punalur is lanmarked with famous Hanging Bridge constructed on 1883 over Kallada River. Ten police stations(Punalur, Kunnicode, Anchal, Yeroor, Kadakkal,Chadayamangalam, Kulathupuzha, Thenmala,Pathanapuram, Achankovil), constitute this sub division. At the east there is the “Mount Sahya” covered with beautiful forest area and profound valleys. The valleys are marked with paddy fields, small streams, lakes, up hills, and rivers. The eastern region is remarkable for its agriculture sector. One of the oldest railway lines in India is passing through this sub division, that is the Kollam- Egmore- Madurai line. The train journey through this Railway line is most interesting and provides ever memorable experiences when it passes through “the 13 Kannara Bridge”, different tunnels and the beautiful forest area at the foot of the “Mount Sahya”. The temples of Lord Ayyappa situated at Achancovil, Aryankavu and Kulathupuzha are important pilgrim centers during the Sabarimala Festival Season. During this season a lot of devotees from different states come to the above temples for offering their prayers. The famous”Palaruvi & Kumbavurutty Water Falls and Hanging Bridge at Punalur” are famous tourist attractions. The Punalur Papper Mill is one of the oldest industries in India and established during the 19th Century.

The Thenmala Dam built across the river Kallada and the Hydro Electric Project associated with it are other centers of attraction for tourists. The Eco Tourism Project, the Butterfly Park and the Deer Park connected with a boating in the Thenmala Dam are tranquilizing experience for tourists and nature loving people. Majority of the people in this sub division depend on agriculture sector for their lively hood. The rehabilitation plantation at Kulathupuzha, the teak plantation at Edamon, Thenmala are attracted by nature loving people. Lion share of this sub division is covered with beautiful forest having unique bio diversity. A lot of Ayurvedic shrubs and rare species of animals and plants can be found in this forest. Hence it has a remarkable place in the geological map. This sub division shares its border with Tamilnadu and there is a border check post at Aryankavu with busy transportation of goods between Kerala and Tamilnad.

Police Stations in Punalur Sub Division

  • Punalur Sub Division
    • Punalur PS
    • Pathanapuram PS
    • Kunnikod PS
    • Anchal PS
    • Yeroor PS
    • Kadakkal PS
    • Chadayamangalam PS
    • Kulathupuzha PS
    • Thenmala PS
    • Achankovil PS