History of Kerala
Megalithic evidence shows that the builder came originally from northwester India and entered beautiful Kerala around 200B.C. Dravidians came in after the animist who were the original inhabitant. During Alexander's reign over Asia Minor, the ports of Kerala became a link between the Middle East, the Mediterranean and China.
In 1498, historic landing was made on Malabar Coast by Vasco da Gama. For few years, Tipu sultan and his father Hyder Ali handled the thorn in the brawn of the British, brushing down many times into Kerala. In 1947, British had to leave the land.
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Most inhabitant of Kerala speak in Malayalam; English is widely spoken by literate population of Kerala.
58 % Hindu, 21 % Muslim and 21 % Christians.
One of the principal Hindu castes of Kerala is that of the Nairs, Kerala is among two of the country?s only societies that follow a matriarchal system that has brought women into social prominence.