Its head-quarters is at Aruvippuram in the Nayyatinkara taluk.
Pallichal is a place in the Neyyattinkara taluk, and Mayannat in Quilon.
They are practically the same as the Shivalli Brahmins, except that, like all classes in that taluk, they talk Canarese.
At the head of all are district boards, a portion of whose members are elected by the taluk boards.
There are only two families now in all Travancore, and they live in the Karunagapalli taluk.