1st KDB (488)- Arulmigu Muttakkad Bhoothathan Thirukkovil, Kothanalloor, Kalkulam Taluk (Sree Paadam Temple)




The sum of two thousand rupees paid annually by the Government to the Board of Trustees constituted under clause (b) of sub-section (1) of section 47 by virtue of section 28 of the Kanyakumari Sreepadam Lands (Abolition and Conversion into Ryotwari) Act, 1972 (Tamil Nadu Act II of 1973), shall be deemed to be the funds of the Unincorporated Devaswoms mentioned in Part II of Schedule II.] sreepadam direct.JPGThese two sreepadam Devaswoms are originally managed by 250-year-old  at Sreepadam Palace. The oldest among the palaces here, the Sreepadam Palace was where the women (The Maha Ranies & Thamburatties) of the royal family, called the Attingal queens, and their family members lived. It is also the palace closest to the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple. Originally called the Sreepada Theerthakara Kandukondedathu Koyikkal. Once the holiday home of the erstwhile Travancore royal family during 16th and 17th century. According to historians, the ‘Nalukettu’ is said to have belonged to Aswathi Thirunal Umayamma Rani,who was the regent of Venad.”Sreepadam is one of the oldest places in Kerala. This devaswom was belongs to sree padam palace. the remains of old and biggest kazhanjiam is shown below.