Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala

Manalikkara inscription

The Manalikkara inscription issued by the Venad king Ravi Keralavarma (AD 1215-1240) was written in 1236. It shows the king's keen interest in ensuring people's welfare. The inscription says that while fixing the tax rate for tenants exemptions should be given in times of crop failure.

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