Vaikom Police Station

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The Police Station Vaikom was established in 1812 by Divan Mantro during the reign of her highness Rani Gowri Lakshmi Bhai. At that times 5 Police stations in all were established at Padmanabhapuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Mavelikkara, Vaikom and Aluva in Travancore. Ettumanoor, Vaikom, Kottayam etc places were included in the limits of vaikom Police station.

During the year 1902 construction of a new Police station building completed and Vaikom Police station was started functioning there. Number of famous leaders during the period were arrested and lockup them at this police station in connection with Vaikom Sathyagraha agitation. One Out Post at Vadayar and another one at Brahmamangalam and Vechoor, are started functioning during the period. As per GO Rt No. 4638/91 /Home Dt. 25.09.91 (SRO No. 1227/91) Viakom Police station Building is shifted to the newly constructed building on 23.06.1992 and is now functioning.

Jurisdiction Details

Vaikom Police station jurisdiction comprises Vaikom, Vadakkemuri,Naduvila,Chembu,Thalayazham,Vechoor villages

Border Police Stations

The border Police stations of Vaikom PS are Kumarakom,Thalayolaparambu,Kaduthuruthy, Udayamperoor and Cherthala

Jurisdictional Court

Judicial First Class Magistrate Court I, Vaikom

Parliamentary Constituency and Legislative Assembly

Vaikom PS comes under Kottayam Parliamentary Constituency and Vaikom Legislative Assembly

Government Institutions

1. Mini Civil Stataion,Vaikom 2. RTO Office,Vaikom 3. KSEB, Vaikom 4. Bsnl,Vaikom 5. Boat Jetty

Important Hospitals

Thaluk Hospital,Vaikom Indo American Hospital,Chemmanakiri VSM Hospital, Vaikom

Important College and Schools


Govt.Boys HS Vaikom Govt.Girls HS Vaikom SMSN HSS, Vaikom St.Little Teresas Girls HS Vaikom St.Xaviers College,Kothavara

Important Banks and Financial Institutions


South Indian Bank, Vaikom SBT Vaikom SBI Vaikom Union Bank,Vaikom

Important Temples

Vaikom Mahadeva Temple Udayanapuram Subramaniya Swamy Temple Thripokudam Mahadeva Temple,Thalayazham

Important Churches

St.Joseph Forane Church,Vaikom

Important Mosques

Transportation - Main Roads

Vaikom Eranakulam Road, Vaikom Kumarakom Road,Vaikom Cherthala Road


Vembanad Lake

Historical Importance

Vaikom Mahadeva Temple known as thekkan kashi, is the heart of the town. and is remarkable for the vaikom ashtami during november

Vaikom Old Police Stataion

Main Projects through the Police Station

Student Police Cadet

Women Help Desk is implemented and is active.