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Maramadi Bull Race

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Distance (From Pathanamthitta): 13 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1-2 Hours

Transportation Options: Cab / Bus

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 13 Kms from Pathanamthitta, Maramadi Bull Race is conducted in Anandapalli, near Adoor. This festival is celebrated in the month of August / September.

Maramadi has a history of about 200 years and it is a rural sport connected with the harvest festival. Vast stretches of freshly ploughed paddy fields form the stadium for the race. Every pair of bulls is managed by about three farmers who act as the guides. Almost 30 such units compete in this race.