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Punnappra is a historical village in Alappuzha District, on Alappuzha-Kayamkulam road. Aravukad Sreedevi Temple dedicated to Bhadrakali is the famous shrine here.

Punnapra-Vayalar struggle of 1946 against Sir C P Ramaswamy Iyer, the Diwan of erstwhile Tranvacore, took place at Punnapra. The struggle, led by the communist party, ended in the martyrdom of hundreds of people. A monument called Punnapra-Vayalar Riot tomb was erected at Kaithavana, where this sad incident happened. Kaithavana is about 3 km from the Alappuzha.

Punnapra Railway Station is on the Alappuzha-Kayamkulam railway line. From Alappuzha Bus Station, regular buses ply to Punnappra.

Updated on 18th June, 2005
District: Alappuzha
Location: Alappuzha    

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