Alappuzha Nehru Trophy Boat Race

Alappuzha Nehru Trophy Boat Race is conducted on the 2nd Saturday of August every year at Punnamada Kayal or Punnamada backwaters,  Allapuzha. Allapuzha was previously known as Alleppy. ‘Kayal’ means ‘backwater’, in the local Language, Malayalam. There are different kinds of boats taking part in this Alappuzha Nehru-Trophy Race. Snake Boat, Iruttukuthy, Churulan, Veppu, Odi, Kochuvallam, etc, are the types of…

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