Kottayam city (a exceptional accomplishment in 1989) is that the initial town in Asian country to be 100 percent literate. In 1945 the primary single cooperative society spcs of writers writers and publishers was established here to publish books and periodicals. Kottayam has contend its half altogether the trendy day political upheavals. The district was additionally the middle of a state-led agitation for the accountable government of Travancore. .