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Nehru Trophy Boat Race

Nehru Trophy Boat Race Nehru Trophy Boat Race is held in the Punnamada Lake near Alappuzha, on the second Saturday of August every year . In the year 1952, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of India visited the erstwhile Travancore- Cochin. On his way to Alappuzha district from Kottayam he was  given a roaring reception by the people of Alappuzha, escorted by the huge snake – boats. Having gone through the tremendous excitement of sailing in a snake boat popularly ... Read more