Support our journalism by becoming a TNM Member - Click here. It was initially used in a small local area of Kollam, and gradually spread across Kerala and accepted by all. , Of the emigrants from Kerala, 42.2% were Muslims, 36.6% were Hindus and 21.2% were Christians in 1992-93. Kudumbasree was also started in the district of Malappuram, and was inaugurated by Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 1998 with the aim of completely eradication of poverty of the state within a short time span of 10 years. We enquired about it, which further led to interventions into 10 such marriages in the same region,” says Anwar. Chaldean, Seventh Day Adventists, Salvation army etc. Even many young men who enroll for higher studies often drop out. Of all districts in this article, Idukki is the second-largest, by area.
In 2011, 60.45% of the deaths were reported from Hindus, 18.48% from Muslims and, 20.56% from Christians. 7. Sitting before the Sub Inspector in her school uniform, the Class 11 student told him that her parents were planning to marry her off next month. Some notable people who are from Kottayam, include: K R Narayanan, Parvathy Omanakuttan, Kalabhavan Shajohn, Oommen Chandy, Mannathu Padmanabhan, Saint Alphonsa, Abhilash Tomy, Vijayaraghavan, N N Pillai, Mammootty, Dulquer Salmaan, Vaikom Muhammad Basheer, A. R. Raja Raja Varma, Kerala Varma Valiya Koil Thampuran, Janardhanan, KPAC Lalitha, Guinness Pakru, Rimi Tomy, Manoj K. Jayan, and Arundhati Roy. Kerala ranks highest in India with respect to social development indices such as elimination of poverty, primary education and healthcare.
The most populated district in the state has conducted only 5,928 tests per million in the past seven days.
This central focus — deemed unusual in India — was then maintained after Kerala's post-independence inauguration as a state.
As of the time of writing this article, Kasaragod is the 10th richest district in Kerala.
Importantly the CPU is also extending its awareness building efforts to elected representatives and community leaders. According to the 2011 Census, the Thiruvalla taluk is having the lowest birth rate and the Tirurangadi taluk is having the highest birth rate.
Idukki with a density of
The land of Anantha is also known as the city of 70 hills. Kerala’s single Malayalam university – Thunjath Ezhuthacchan Malayalam University is situated in Thirur of Malappuram. Malappuram is the largest district of Kerala by population, while the least populated district of Kerala is Wayanad. Hindus constitute 54.7% of the population of Kerala, followed by Islam with 26.6% population and Christianity at third with 18.4% population as per 2011 census. In 1991, Kerala had the lowest TFR (Children born per women) in the whole of India. Mubeena asks. In 2000, the TFR was 1.73 with Muslims having 2.28, Nairs having a TFR of 1.47 and Syrian Christians having TFR of 1.55. It came into existence in 1984 May 24. At his office in Malappuram, Advocate Haris Panjily, a member of the Child Welfare Committee, explains that a wide variety of reasons account for Malappuram’s high child marriage numbers. This is followed byMuslims who form 24.7 per cent of the population and Christians who constitute But there are grounds to believe that frequent
However, Kerala's population growth rate is far lower than the national average, although Kerala's population more than doubled between 1951 and 1991 — adding 15.6 million people to reach a total of 29.1 million residents in 1991 — the population stood at 31.8 million by 2001 and 33.3 million in 2011. According to a reputable source, it is claimed to be the second-most populous district in the state.
Given the fact that education stops after marriage, child marriages have a strong detrimental impact on girls’ agency.
Birth Rate was 17.1 in 1994-2001 (20.3 in 1984-1990 & 25.0 in 1974-1980). 10. Kottayam. Besides that, early pregnancies can also cause physical issues. Anwar concurs, explaining that the immediate aim is to stop the wedding and help girls continue their studies, and not to punish their parents.
Kerala also had a tiny Jewish population until recently, said to date from 587 BC when they fled the occupation of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar. And so, we do not rescue the girl and lodge her at a state home as other cases relating to minors are dealt with," Sameer says. The state is also known for Ayurveda, a traditional system of medicine — this traditional expertise is currently drawing increasing numbers of medical tourists.
[Vaishyas (Vanian, Vanika, Vanika Vaisya), Hindu intermediate castes, Kudumbi, Kusavan, Viswakarmas, Atheists, Jews, Buddhists, Animists, Sikhs, Parsis], The Scheduled Caste (SC) population of Kerala State is 3,123,941 which is 9.8% of overall population. For that, see List of most populous cities in India). Kerala High Court and Cochin Stock Exchange are situated here. The film is being screened in schools across the state.
19 percent of the total population. There are many theories surrounding ‘Kollavarsham’. are some of the other denominations. The following is a list of most populous urban agglomerations in the Kerala state of India.
In addition, Kerala is home to 321,000 indigenous tribal Adivasis (1.10% of the populace).
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attempts were made by the earlier rulers of the State to collect statistics of the population and the resources of the country.
In February this year, the department, along with the Child Protection Unit (CPU) of Malappuram district, produced a short film titled "Pathinettu" (meaning “18” in Malayalam). Kozhikode is one of the richest districts in this state, and it has got a good number of tourist places. Kerala being an agricultural state with an agrarian economy, a good percent of its population is confined to agriculture or other agro base industry.
Malankara orthodox church, Jacobite Syrian orthodox church and Marthomite Syrian church denominations claim Syrian roots. However, drawbacks to this situation includes the population's steady aging — indeed, 11.2% of Keralites are age 60 or over.
The state is also known for Ayurveda, a traditional system of medicine — this traditional expertise is currently drawing increasing numbers of medical tourists.
She helped me, the police came home to speak to my father and he readily agreed to postpone the wedding. But, Mubeena tells TNM, the fear of an early marriage is never far from her mind.
This state is home to a lot of prominent people, some of which include: Adi Sankaracharya, Swami Chinmayananda, Geevarghese Mar Gregorios of Parumala, Paulose Mar Athanasius, Shadkala Govinda Marar, Sahodaran Ayyappan, K J Yesudas, Changampuzha, G. Sankara Kurup, P K Vasudevan Nair, Balachandran Chullikad, Sreesanth, Aashin U S, Asin Thottumkal, Jayasurya, Cochin Haneefa, Sreejesh Ravindran, Sankaradi, Salim Kumar, T. K. Narayana Pillai, Jayaram, Lalu Alex, Hibi Eden, Francis George, Johnny Nellore, Anoop Jacob, Jose Thettayil, and Nivin Pauly. the Survey of Travancore and Cochin States" conducted by Lieutenants Ward and Conner during the period 1816-20.
Such pregnancies can also affect the brain and physique of the child. 32.3% and non-workers form 67.7%. It is also the land of lakes and backwaters, and a major tourist hub as well.
And aside being a rich district, there isn’t much about this district. List of districts of Kerala with Population, Literacy rate, Sex Ratio etc.
Major Protestant groups are: Church of South India(C.S.I.) Malayalam is Kerala's official language and is spoken by at least 96% of the people of Kerala; the next most common languages are English and Tamil, spoken mainly by migrant workers from North and eastern parts of India and also from the neighbouring state of Tamil Nadu. Idukki – This place was first officially recorded in the survey conducted by Douglas Hamilton. According to data from the 2011 Census, the district of Malappuram records the highest number of child marriages in Kerala. , Catholic church (Syrian and Latin rites) is the largest denomination among Kerala Christians.
In 2007, 61.55% of the deaths were reported from Hindus, 17.50% from Muslims and, 19.75% from Christians. Plus, after the nikkah, although they are not living together, the movement of the groom to the girl's house is not restricted. In most cases, grooms’ families go back on their back on their word after the wedding, or the girl drops out of college in a few months, when she becomes pregnant. Caste groups among Christians, which is a continuation of casteism in Hinduism, runs parallel to denominational divisions.
Palakkad – The biggest district of Kerala, it’s the hottest one too, during summer season. In Malappuram district, only four legal cases were filed under the Child Marriage Act in 2016.
I was not happy living a married life. Through this column I shall share some of the interesting facts, and a few unknown facts about 14 districts of Kerala. The earliest authentic account of census in this part of India is available from the "Geographical and Statistical Memoir of
India’s largest and Asia’s second largest earth dam – Banasura Sagar Dam is situated here.
"At the local level, we are also empowering elected representatives and are choosing representatives of communities and educating them. Required fields are marked *. 1.
Sharafudheen alias Sharaf U Dheen – Malayalam comic actor who played Girirajan Kozhi in ‘Premam’, Chempoovan – Red coloured species of banana from South India, A brief note on Tangasseri Cuisine – Best known for trademark seafood dishes. This margin, however, makes a huge difference since the population of Kerala is almost equal to the entire population of these three mega cities.