MAVELIKARA is a town, taluk and a municipality in Alappuzha(ALLEPPEY) district in the Indian state of Kerala.
MAVELIKARA lies at the south of Alappuzha district; on the banks of the river Achankovil.
Ms C.S.SUJATHA MP (CPI-M) represents the Mavelikara Parliament constituency (from 2004).
Mr M.MURALI MLA (INC) represents the Mavelikara Assembly constituency (from 2006).
KPCC President Mr. RAMESH CHENITHALA hails from Mavelikara.
VILLAGES-Bharanicavu, Chennithala, Chunakkara, Kannamangalam, Kattanam, Mavelikkara, Nooranad, Palamel, Perungala, Thamarakkulam, Thazhakkara, Thekkekkara, Thripperumthura, Vallikunnam, Vettiyar.
MAVELIKARA is a place in Kerala where one can find THE STATUE OF BUDDHA IN SEATED POSITION, which has its origin many centuries ago. The seated Buddha is in front of famous SRI KRISHNA SWAMI temple.
Earlier the name of the town was Mahabalikara,named after the historical person,king Mahabali