Christianity is believed to have come to India as early as 52 AD through St. Thomas, one of the 12 apostles of Jesus who supposedly landed in Muziris, Kerala. And the first church is believed to be the St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church established in Palayur, Thrissur district in Kerala. Since then, the population of Christians in Kerala has increased to around 18.4% and to about 2.3% of India’s population.
Wooden furniture and embellishments have been symbols of classy elegance and posh living for many generations past. Kerala, with its rich resource of different types of wood from the Western Ghats, is well known for its lavish use in the traditional homes. And this is aside from the intricately carved wooden furniture that they favor.
Trivandrum is the coastal capital city of Kerala and resplendent with verdant greenery, culture, history and a booming IT industry that is expanding at a rapid rate. This has also resulted in an increasing need for new homes to accommodate the growing influx of people moving into the city.
Also known as Thiruvananthapuram, Trivandrum is the capital of Kerala. The city’s history goes back many centuries and was once the capital of the princely state of Travancore too. Backed by its rulers, Trivandrum emerged as a center for education and the arts. Even until today, the institutions set up by these rulers are in functional existence.