Ramankutty at Guruvayur Dewaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)

† Ramankutty
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Species: Asian elephant
Sex and age:Male 58 years
Dead date: 2016-09-15
Death reason: unknown:
Location:Guruvayur Dewaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)
ArrivedGuruvayur Dewaswom Aanathavalam (Punnathur Kota)
from Raman Namboodiri (Puthillathu Mana)
Born:1958 unknown
Document updated2009-10-10:�previous location
2016-12-16: Dead
This elephant was offered to guruvayoor temple by a ancient nampoothiri family known as Puthillathu Mana, Perumbavoor about 50 years back, as a remembrance for the blessing received from Lord Guruvayoorappan in the form of a baby boy for the then senior member of the family.

Ramankutty holds the record in winning 11 titles at the famous aanayottam (elephant race) annual festival.

His Mahout was Unnikrishnan, who was with Ramankutty for 17 years.

Sources, among others

  • E. V. Pradeep
  • http://english.mathrubhumi.com/news/offbeat/ramankutty-of-guruvayur-dewaswom-dies-english-news-1.1358227

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