Kanyakumari Places



Kulasekharam is a town located in the district of Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, India.

It is one of the most important business centres in the district, after Marthandam. It is assumed that the overall money exchange within Kulasekharam is more than 25 million.

Kulasekharam has many rubber plantations that yield high quality latex, which is the towns major revenue source.

The town is making inroads and valuable contribution in the field of healthcare, by providing impeccable medical facilities to the semi-rural crowd from nearby places.

Kulasekharam has three medical colleges for medical sciences, Homeopathy and Naturopathy.

Kulasekharam has a mix of Hindu, Christian and Muslim communities and has historically been a peaceful town.

Tamils and Malayalis form the majority of the population. Kulasekhara is the name of a dynasty that ruled over Kerala, from which the name may have been derived.

Kulasekharam is a town panchayat located in Kanyakumari district, and comes under kalkulam taluk. It has 18 wards in the panchayat.

The elected Councilors are responsible for the development of their wards. Drainage facilities, local roads, and water facilities are maintained by them.