Kandassankadavu Boat Race

Kandassankadavu Boat Race

Kandassankadavu Boat Race
കണ്ടശ്ശാംകടവ് ജലോത്സവം
Founded 1956
Region Kandassankadavu, Thrissur District, Kerala, India
Current champions Mahadevan Chundan

The Kandassankadavu Boat Race (Malayalam: കണ്ടശ്ശാംകടവ് ജലോത്സവം) is a popular Vallam Kali held in the Enamakkal Lake and Conolly Canal in Kandassankadavu of Thrissur District, Kerala, India. The race is conducted on the Thiruvonam day of the Onam festival followed by a 10-day festival. The trophy is known as Chief Minister's Ever-Rolling Trophy. Competitions were held for the Iruttukuthi and Churulan boats category.[1][2][3][4]

History

The race was started in 1955 when the Government of Kerala, Thrissur District Tourist Promotion and Manaloor Grama Panchayat the race was restarted.[5][6]

Winners

Year Club Winners
2011 Chengannur Edakulam Junior CBS Vadeka Attpuram Chundan
2012 Al Reyami Group Chambakkulam Chundan
2013 Manappuram Group Mahadevan Chundan
2014 Thayankari Boat club Pulinkunnu Chundan

Other races in Kerala

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