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Malayalam calendar

The Malayalam calendar is a lunar calendar. It has twelve months: Chingam[?], Kanni[?], Thulam[?], Vrischikam[?], Dhanu[?], Makaram[?], Kumbham[?], Meenam[?], Medam[?], Edavam[?], Midhunam[?] and Karkidakam[?].

The Malayalam era called KollaVarsham (or Kollam era) was established in 825. A.D. Some historians attribute the founding of this era to King Udaya Marthanda Varma[?], King of Venad[?].

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