Kottayam city (a exceptional accomplishment in 1989) is that the initial town in Asian country to be 100 percent literate. Kottayam may be a good pop out purpose for journeying, Munnar, Thekkady, Ernakulam and also the temple town of Madurai. Kottayam has contend its half altogether the trendy day political upheavals. In the early thirties, there was hefty support from the district for the adequate illustration of non-caste Hindus, Christians and Muslims within the state legislative assembly. CP Ramaswamy Iyer was the then Diwan of Travancore.