Chavara Circle0476-2681700 email@example.com Sub Division - Karunagappally
Chavara Circle started functioning on 07.01.1986 Vide GO(Rt) No. 2503/86 dated 30.08.1986. Chavara Police Station and ChavaraThekkumbhagam Police Station are under this Circle. Prior to the formation of Chavara Circle, Chavara Police Station was under Karunagappally Circle. ChavaraThekkumbhagam Police Station opened only on 05.08.1987.
Sakthikulangara Police Station was under Chavara Circle Limit till 26.02.2011 and it is now functioning under Kollam West Circle vide GO (MS) No.64/2011/ Home. The Circle Office is housed in the old Chavara Police Station building situated at Sankaramangalam Junction opposite of NH 47 road.
Parliament Constituency and Legislative Assembly
Jurisdictional area of Chavara Circle comes under:
- Parliament Constituency – Kollam
- Legislative Constituency – Chavara
Sub Division :- Karunagapally
Chavara Police and Chavara Thekkumbhagom Police station area.
Kovilthottam lighthouse is situated at Kovilthottam in Chavara P.S limit. The 18 meter tall lighthouse tower is painted with black and white alternating bands. The Lighthouse has been provided to serve the Port of Neendakara situated at the entrance to Ashtamudi Backwaters.
Neendakara bridge is built on the southern boundary of Chavara P.S limit. This bridge is built in between the Arabian sea & Ashtamudi lake. When Portuguese traders settled in Kollam (then Quilon) in the early 16th century, their ships passed through the Neenadakara bar, now the site of Neendakara Bridge.
Historical Place – PanmanaAshramam – The body of Religious Guru Sri. ChattambiSwamikal laid rest where once Mahatma Gandhi visited.
This Police station has a coastal area extending up to 12 kms from Neendakara to Vellanathuruthu. The deposit of Minerals & Metals is in large quantity in this coastal area. Connected industries of the same such as Indian Rare Earths Lt., Kerala Minerals and Metals Ltd., etc are functioning in this station limit. There is a fisheries harbor at Needakara which is one of the major harbor in Kerala.. There is another industry called Sub Depot Hindustan petroleum Ltd. at Panmana. It is not functioning. 50 freezing plants, peeling sheds, marine workshop etc are associate3d industries in this station limit. The functioning of the three major industries and the fishing harbor has made this station as heavy in law and order duties.