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. The Malayali Memorial wanted to form higher illustration to the educated Travancore individuals of the Travancore officialdom against outsiders. The regular Castes and alternative Backward categories in Travancore were denied access to the temples however conjointly to the temple roads. .