Vakathanam is a Panchayat in Kottayam district of Kerala, India. It is 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) from Kottayam on the way to Changanassery via Puthupally. Vakathanam panchayat consists of two villages: Vakathanam and Thottakkad.

In ancient times Vakathanam was ruled by Kings of Thekkumkur. Njaliakuzhy was the place where the culprits were executed by hanging. The surrounding places are Puthupally, Thenganal, Kurumbanadam and Thottakad. The first bus service between Kottayam and Changanacherry via Vakathanam began in the year 1940s. T.U. Abraham (Avarankutty) Thayil drove the first bus from Kottayam to Thenganal via Puthupally, Eravinalloor and Vakathanam in 1949. Before that there was a bus running from Kottayam to Thenganal via Thottakad and Vakathanam.

District: Kottayam

Taluk: Changanacherry

STD Code: 0481

Pincode: 686538

Vakathanam Shops

Ayurveda Shop – Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala Vakathanam

ATM – SBI ATM Vakathanam

ATM – South Indian Bank ATM Vakathanam

Bakery  – Adams Bakery

Bakery – Nibin Bakery Vakathanam

Bakery – Pravasi Stores Vakathanam

Bakery – RASIKA SWEET HOUSE Vakathanam

Bakery – St. George Bakery Vakathanam

Bank – Adhyapaka Urban Co-Operative Bank Vakathanam

Bank – South Indian Bank Vakathanam

Bank – State Bank of India Vakathanam, Service Co Operative Bank Vakathanam, Kerala Gramin Bank Vakathanam

Bank -Teachers Cooperative Bank Vakathanam

Barber Shop – Rajappan Barber Shop Vakathanam

Cafe – Wellknit communication Vakathanam

Car Battery Store – Luma Systems Vakathanam

Chicken Store – Shalom Chicken Centre Njaliyakuzhy

Church – Church of god full gospel Tabernacle Vakathanam

Church – Mar Gregorious Orthodox Church Njaliakuzhy

Church – St. John’s Orthodox Syrian Church Vakathanam

Church – St. Mathew’s Knanaya Catholic Church, Njaliakuzhi

Church Property – Vakathanam Kurishum Thotti

Clothing Accessories Store – Style N Beauty Vakathanam

Clothing Store – Ann’s Garments Njaliyakuzhi, MGM Textiles Njaliakuzhy

Club – Rotary Club of Vakathanam

Driving School – Kalari Motor Driving School Njaliyakuzhi

Electronic Shop – A. K. Electronics Vakathanam

Finance – Kosamattam Finance Vakathanam

Fish Shop – Matsyafed Fish Mart Vakathanam 9526041054

Flower Store – Matha Flower Shop Njaliyakuzhi

Furniture -Puthusseril Furniture Vakathanam

General Store – kochupilaparampil Stores Vakathanam

General Store – Maveli Store Vakathanam

Gift Shop – Appoos Stores Vakathanam

Government Office – Vakathanam Grama Panchayathu Office

Hardware Shop – Mullanalaickal Agencies Vakathanam

Hotel – Vazhiyoram Hotel Vakathanam

Hotel Emerald Regency Vakathanam

Jewellery Shop – Kelamangalam Jewellery Vakathanam

Laboratory – Jyothy Laboratories Vakathanam

Petrol Station – Hindustan Petroleum Crystal Fuels Vakathanam

Petrol Station – Indian Oil Supplyco Petrol Station Vakathanam

Pharmacy – Joby Medicals Vakathanam

Place – Vakathanam Aasupathrippady

Police Station – Police Station Vakathanam

Post Office – Vakathanam Post Office

Road – Vakathanam Evening Land Koipuram

School – Jerusalem Mount Higher Secondary School Vakathanam

School – M.G.M PUBLIC SCHOOL Vakathanam

Supermarket – Angadi Supermarket Vakathanam

Supermarket – Stop & Shop Super Market Vakathanam

Textiles – Akhil Fashions Vakathnam

Textiles – Ambady Fasions Vakathanam

Textiles – Anjali Garments Vakathanam

Textiles – Anjali Fashions Vakathanam

Textiles – Manleo Gents Collections Vakathanam

Vegetable Shop – Emmanuel Stores Njaliyakuzhi

Village Office – Vakathanam Village Office

Watch Store – Seiko Watch House Njaliyakuzhy

 

Abandoned Shops/Theaters

Vakathanam Anurag – Movie Theater

Vakathanam Anand – Movie Theater