Boat Races of Kerala | PSC Prelims

Boat Races of Kerala

This post lists the important Boat Races of Kerala conducted in Kerala every year for the upcoming Kerala PSC Preliminary exams 2021.

in this post, we included the place and river on which the boat race is conducted, be sure to memorize them well for the PSC exams.


Important Boat Races of Kerala

  • Ayyankali Boat Race – Vellayani Kayal (Trivandrum).
  • Sree Narayana Jayanti Boat Race / Kumarakom Boat Race – Vembanad Kayal (Kumarakom, Kottayam).
  • Sree Narayana Trophy Boat Race – Kannetti Kayal (Karungapally, Kollam).
  • Aranmula Uthrattadi Boat Race – Pampa River (Aranmula, Pathanamthitta).
  • Rajiv Gandhi Boat Race – Pampa River.(Alappuzha).
  • Champakulam Moolam Boat Race – Pampa River (Alappuzha).
  • Mannar Mahatma Gandhi Boat Race – Pampa River (Mannar, Alappuzha).
  • Neerattupuram Boat Race – Pampa River & Manimala Lake (Alappuzha).
  • Nehru Trophy Boat Race – Punnamda Kayal (Alappuzha).
  • Mother Theresa Boat Race – Achankovil River (Prayikkara, Alappuzha).
  • President's Trophy Boat Race – Ashtamudi Kayal (Kollam).
  • Kayamkulam Boat Race – Kayamkulam Kayal (Alappuzha).
  • Payippad Boat Race – Payippad River (Alappuzha).
  • Indira Gandhi Boat Race – Vembanad Kayal (Kochi).
  • Kallada Boat Race – Kallada River (Munroe Thuruthu, Kollam).
  • Thazhathangadi Boat Race – Meenachil river (Kottayam).
  • Changanacherry Trophy Boat Race – Puthanar (Changanacherry, Kottayam).
  • Gothuruth Boat Race – Periyar (Ernakulam).
  • Kunjali Marakkar Trophy – Chaliyar (Beypore).
  • Uthara Malabar Boat Race – Thejaswini Kayal (Kasaragod).

📝SideNotes:

  • Pooram in water – Aranmula Boat Race.
  • Water Olympics of Kerala – Nehru Trophy Boat Race.
    • Prize – ₹5 lakh.
    • Intially called – Prime Minister's Trophy,
  • Evoor Karkadaka Sankrama Boat Race is associated with – Evoor Sreekrishnaswamy Temple (Alappuzha).
    • Onattukara's Guruvayur – Evoor Sreekrishnaswamy Temple.
  • Boat race related to Amabalappuzha temple – Champakulam Moolam Boat Race.
  • Boat race related to Haripad temple – Payippad Boat Race.

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