Mala is the name of a small town in Thrissur district of Kerala, South India. Mala, often known as Mala Thrissur is a developing area, at the southern part of the district. It is also known as Mala Trichur or Thrissur Mala or Trichur Mala. Mala is located about 40kms towards the north from Kochi and 14kms from Chalakudy, Kodungallur and Irinjalakuda. The name "Mala" is considered to be originated from the Hebrew word "Mal-Aha" which means "Center of Refugee".
Mala Grama Panchayat is a Special Grade Panchayat consisting the following villages: Kuruvilassery Mala, Vadama Mala, Vadakumbhagam Mala, and Annalloor Mala. Boundaries of Mala Thrissur: Aloor Grama Panchayat (North); Annamanada Grama Panchayat, Chalakudy Municipality, Kadukutty Grama Panchayat (East); Kuzhur Grama Panchayat, Poyya Grama Panchayat (South); Puthenchira Grama Panchayat (West)
Mala, often known as Mala Thrissur, is a growing town located in the southern part of Thrissur district in Kerala state, India. It is also known as Mala Trichur or Thrissur Mala or Trichur Mala. Mala is about 40 km towards the north from the present day city of Kochi and approximately 14 Km from Chalakudy, Kodungallur and Irinjalakuda. The name "Mala" is said to have derived from the Hebrew word "Mal-Aha" which means "Center of Refugee". Mala is one of the most popular and important destinations among Keralites.
Ambookan Kochuvarkey Memorial High School, Poyya, Mala, Thrissur District, Kerala (Poyya AKMHS, Poyya, Mala)situated in calm, serene and healthy surroundings of Poyya village. AKMHS provides a balanced and creative development of their students in curricular, co-curricular activities under the guidance of the experienced, talented teachers.
Shri K. Karunakaran, popularly known as "leader" and respected administrator has contributed much to the development to Mala as well as the State. Shri K. Karunakaran was born on July 5, 1918 at Chirackkal in Kannur District to Shri Thekkedathu Ravunni Marar and Smt. Kannoth Kalyani Amma. Shri Karunakaran took initiative to form a unity of the workers in Sitharam Mills, Thrissur and formed a new trade union named Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) at May, 1947. It becomes one of the largest trade union in India having over 4 million membership today.
St. Mary's Forane Church, Puthenchira built in AD 400 has the history of ages behind it. It was renovated by Portugeese in the 9th century after its destruction of communal clash. A granite double cross installed by Paranki, a portugeese in 1502 still stands in front of the church providing ample proof to the prime churches of the Kodungallur Diocese. Photo Gallery of St. Mary's Forane Church, Puthenchira.
Jesus Training College Mala (JTC Mala or BEd College Mala), is a self financing B. Ed college, affiliated to the University of Calicut and approved by Southern Regional Committee National Council for Teacher Education, Bangalore. JTC Mala is the brainchild of His Excellence RT. Rev. Dr. James Pazhayattil, Bishop of Irinjalakuda. The college was formally inaugurated by His Excellency on 15th June 1995.
Gnaga Movies Theater Mala Thrissur Kerala, is an iconic movie theater of Mala located with in the town limit and near by Mala Police Station. It was commissioned in 1992 with the modern facilities like DTS surround system.
Mala Aravindan, a famous Malayalam movie actor and comedian born in Thrissur, Kerala as the eldest son of Ayyappan, an Excise department employee and Ponnamma, a school teacher. Later, Mala Aravindan, migrated his location to Mala and started using the place name along with his name. Aravindan started his film career in 1968 movie Sindhooram, directed by Balakrishnan.
Rajarshi Memorial High School - RMHS, a prestigious educational institution situates at Aloor village in Mukundapuram Taluk of Thrissur district. The school is affiliated to Kerala State Educational board, caters Kerala state syllabus.