Chera Malai (now Chela Mala) east of Putatankettu was the summer palace and inn of Cheras during the Sangham age on a trade route connecting Muziris with Pandya lands in the east. Ilanko Adikal who wrote Silapatikaram rested here on his shuttling between Chera and Pandia lands.

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