Wednesday, December 14

ചരിത്രമുറങ്ങുന്ന പൊന്നാനി

  Ponnani/Ponani (Malayalam: പൊന്നാനി) is an ancient port, a coastal town and a municipality in Malappuram district .  
. Ponnani taluk is the smallest Taluk in Malappuram district.

 This tiny, picturesque town is bounded by the Arabian Sea on the west.

It is the only port in Malappuram district and is one of the oldest ones in south India
This tidal port, mainly used by the fishing industry, is at the mouth of Bharathapuza, the second longest river of Kerala.  
This place is an important fishing centre.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

                   പൊന്നാനിയെ പരിചയപ്പെടൂ..............

Ponnani is a small town at the mouth of the Bharathapuzha river. 

It is a port used primarily as a fishing harbour.

 Ponnani is a town of mosques. 

 Ponnani has a population which is a blend of almost equal percentage of Hindus and Muslims and has set an example for tolerant and peaceful co-existence.

Malik Ibnu Dinar, the first Islamic missionary who came to Kerala, was believed to have visited Ponnani. 

William Logan, the historian, records in his Malabar manual about the Ponnani Juma’ Masjid built in 925 Hijrah.

 Ponnani was considered as the second capital of Malabar during the reign ofSamoothiri .          

And was the headquarters of Kunjali Marakkar, the naval army chief of Samoothiri.

, Ponnani was considered the Al Azhar university of Kerala, for its great religious schools and teachers.

Ponnani was called the 'small Makkah' in south India, Malaya, Indonesia etc.

Ponnani is a name very much associated with the nationalist movements in the freedom struggle. 

A number of prominent leaders from this taluk had contributed in soul and spirit towards realising the dream of Independent India. 

Ponnani has also contributed a great deal to the cultural and literary heritage of Kerala

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