In 1820, Panthalam was added to the kingdom of Travancore. The district headquarters is found in Pathanamthitta city. According to the Parliamentary and Assembly body Ordinance, 2008, Pathanamthitta has 5 assembly constituencies, that has been reduced to eight. 10. (M. 652/83 / RD dated Gregorian calendar month nine, 1983, informs the taluks and divisional boundaries of the Pathanamthitta district and consequently, the Pathanamthitta district in its initial stages contains 5 taluks, Thiruvalla, Mallapally, Ranni and Koshencherry. Thiruvalla Taluk, that was a complete transfer of eighteen villages, was restructured to incorporate solely nine villages. The new Kozancherry taluk consists of 13 villages of the Pathanamitta taluk of the former Quilon district and 4 villages of the Chengannur taluk of the old Alleppey district. The period of time of the district is unclear. It dominated over the southeastern a part of Thiruvalla within the former Alape district, with its headquarters in South Travancore. It is noteworthy that Pliny, a first-century traveler, describes in his 16 famous Counts of Perplex Numbers the Niranam (Nelenda), Pampa River (Baris), and pepper exported from Thiruvalla. D. A. The district is home to a number of the foremost notable poets in South Dravidian literature. K. .