Nehru Trophy Boat Race
Nehru Trophy Boat Race is the most famous of the boat races of Kerala.
This annual regatta is held on the Punnamada Backwaters of Alappuzha
district on the second Saturday of August.
event is a commemoration of the visit to this place by the late Prime
Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, in 1952.
The spectacular races features magnificent snake boats or 'Chundans'.
The boisterous and rhythmic boat songs or Vanchipattu work the
spectators to a state of frenzy.
Punnamada Backwaters, Alappuzha,
To Commemmorate The
Visit Of Jawahar Lal Nehru To This Place.