Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) in India

Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB)
AddressDevaswom Complex in Kawdiar, Nanthancodu

VeterinariansDr. Sasindra Dev
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Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB), located at Devaswom Complex in Kawdiar, Nanthancodu, in Thiruvananthapuram, India.

Living elephants

At Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) lives 2 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)

  1. Sivasankaran
  2. ,
  3. Thrikkadavoor Sivaraju born ~1973
  4. ,

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The TDB owns 1,250 temples in south Kerala districts, including the famed Sabarimala temple. They have 33 elephants which take part in the festivals of their temples.

References for records about Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB)

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB), Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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