Kottayam is India’s first Mural City
Kottayam has become the first mural city of India. Eighteen places which include temples, churches and public places in and around the city have been marked with murals of 350 mural artists participated in the mega programme. The participants were from the State, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Germany, Italy and Mexico. In a 13-day camp 300 mural paintings were created by traditional methods using red, yellow, green, black white colours prepared from stones and leaves. Synthetic colours were totally ignored.