English education in South Asian country really began in 1813 at the recent Seminary in Kottayam. Former president shri kr narayanan hails from kottayam district. The origins of the Malayali Memorial phonephone movement is same to be from Kottayam. The district was additionally the middle of a state-led agitation for the accountable government of Travancore. The movement had a no-hit finish, and Sir was overthrown.