Kottayam is additionally called "akshara nagari" which suggests "city of letters" in terms of contributions to the medium and literature. The rulers of munnad and thekkumkur are headquartered in thazhangadi within the former kottayam city. This incident marked the start of the trendy social movement within the state. The regular Castes and alternative Backward categories in Travancore were denied access to the temples however conjointly to the temple roads. The movement had a no-hit finish, and Sir was overthrown.