Thunchan Memorial at Tirur, Malappuram

  Thunchan Memorial Goverment. College, Vakkad, Kerala, India | 45200


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Place Details

This is the birth place of Thunchath Ezhuthachan, the father of the Malayalam language. On Vijayadasami Day, many come here for vidyarambham, the ceremony in which children are initiated into learning. The iron stylus with which Ezhuthachan wrote his texts on palm leaves and the ancient kanjira tree under which he composed his poems are treasured exhibits here.

Getting there
Nearest railway station: Tirur Railway Station is about 2 km away
Nearest airport: Calicut
International Airport is about 26 km away

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