NEHRU TROPHY BOAT RACE

Nehru Trophy Boat Race

Nehru Trophy Boat Race is a popular Vallam Kali held in the punnamada Lake near Alappuzha. It's conducted on the Second Saturday of August every year is a major tourist attraction.

Vallam Kali or Vallamkali literally means boat race. The most attractive event of the race is the competition of Snake Boats known as ChundanVallams. So it's also known as snake Boat Race. There is other types boats which participate in various events of the race are Churulan vallam, Odi vallam, (Vaipu Vallam), Vadakkanody Vallam and Kochu Vallam.

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