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maradu

Maradu is a region in the city of Kochi. In local governance, it is a municipality, and in the state governance structure it is part of the Ernakulam district. The famous festival in Maradu is the "Thalappoli Maholsavam", otherwise known as "Maradu Vedikkettu" or "Marattil Kottaram Baghavathy Kshethram." It is usually in February–March. It is the biggest "Fire Works" in Ernakulam district. Maradu has an average literacy rate of 85%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 87%, and female literacy is 83%.